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Let’s Take a Braincation!

Sometimes we all just need a vacation. Unfortunately, there is this thing called an attendance policy, and oh yeah, a job. So maybe you can’t take a vacation anytime you wish, but why not take a BRAINCATION? That’s right, people, … Continue reading

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Hello Poetry Month!

Happy Poetry Month everyone! I like to read and write poetry year round with students, but it is nice to have a month that focuses on it, too. Below are some resources you can use for Poetry Month or really … Continue reading

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winter sports, meet science

Let me start off by saying that I have never in my life ice skated and am not sure if I ever will. First off, I grew up in Florida, so there’s not much opportunity. Secondly, I have a hard … Continue reading

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winter break marshmallow challenge and a whole e-book full of freebies!

This morning, I woke up to my two-year-old belting out, “Oh when the saints…go marching in…” I wasn’t sure whether to go get him or to keep listening. I kept listening and also heard his rendition of “I’ve Been Working … Continue reading

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the turkey shot out of the oven…

Are you familiar with this hilarious poem from Jack Prelutsky. “The Turkey Shot Out of the Oven.” Seriously, it’s super funny. I don’t want to get into any copyright trouble, so I can’t post the poem itself, but you can … Continue reading

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a kindergarten freebie!!

I’m going to write about something that I almost never write about here: kindergarteners. Why do I never write about kindergarteners, you ask? Well, first of all, I can never remember if it is a “t” or a “d.” It … Continue reading

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math-y monday: mean, median, and mode, oh my!

Oh my is right. These are tricky concepts for elementary students. I found that when teaching mean, median, mode, and range, this is not something that can just be taught in a quick lesson and students get it. It takes … Continue reading

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