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How to Assess and Differentiate with Google Forms

Google forms is a great paperless assessment tool that will grade automatically and save you lots of prep time. Here are some key points on how to assess and differentiate with google forms. How to Assess with Google Forms: Always, always make “name” your first question! If you can stick to multiple choice questions only, […]

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How to Plan Your 3rd Grade Reading Block

This third grade reading block schedule includes lots of ideas for book clubs, word work, listening stations, fluency, and writing that incorporate technology and are easy to prep!

Want some fresh materials and ideas for your 3rd grade reading block? Are you a new teacher and need to know where to start with Daily 5 rotations? It is challenging to incorporate meaningful material into the small group rotations… EVERY. SINGLE. DAY. I moved to 3rd grade last year and it took me some time to […]

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Welcome Boom Digital Task Cards to Your Classroom!

Welcome Boom digital task cards! This is some super exciting news for you! There's a great new way to use technology in your classroom! It's easy, fun, and engaging! My digital task cards are moving to Boom Learning! This new platform is easy for students to use, engages them in competition, and makes it easy for you to track students progress!

Wooohooo! Welcome Boom digital task cards! This is some super exciting news for you! There’s a great new way to use technology in your classroom! It’s easy, fun, and engaging! My digital task cards are moving to Boom Learning! This new platform is easy for students to use, engages them in competition, and makes it […]

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Getting Started with Google Classroom

Are you ready to get started with Google Classroom? If you are going to be using technology in the classroom, AND you teach at a school using Google Apps for Education, you NEED to be using Google Classroom! You've got this! I have confidence in you! Here are some tips for setting up Google Classroom and using it to it's fullest potential.

Are you ready to get started with Google Classroom? If you are going to be using technology in the classroom, AND you teach at a school using Google Apps for Education, you NEED to be using Google Classroom! You’ve got this! I have confidence in you! Here are some tips for setting up Google Classroom […]

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How I Saved an Entire Case of Paper This Year

I saved an entire case (and maybe half of another) of paper this year! We were as paperless as we could possibly be! If you are fortunate enough to have technology in the classroom, you should be able to use these ideas.

Can I get a holla?!?! Wooohoo! I saved an entire case (and maybe half of another) of paper this year! We were as paperless as we could possibly be! If you are fortunate enough to have technology in the classroom, you should be able to use these ideas. And please, shhhhh… don’t tell the principal […]

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5 Test Prep Ideas with Task Cards and Board Games

Are you looking for test prep ideas that are fun and provide motivation? Every Friday we have game day and I pull out the old games that I've had many, many years. I'm using them for test prep motivation as much as I can. Some of my games are too childish for my 3rd graders, but these test prep ideas that make the games more challenging and fun. Here's a list of test prep ideas that use 5 board games with TASK CARDS to make test prep fun!

Are you looking for test prep ideas that are fun and provide motivation?  Every Friday we have game day and I pull out the old games that I’ve had many, many years. I’m using them for test prep motivation as much as I can. Some of my games are too childish (since I have moved […]