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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 […]

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6 Spring Activities to Take Learning Outside the Classroom

     Spring has sprung ya’ll and it is lovely!!! I’m already planning spring activities to take learning outside the classroom! I’m excited about the weather, I’m excited about seeing the trees and flowers come back to life, I’m VERY EXCITED about upcoming spring break, and I’m excited to get closer to finishing up the […]

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10 Easy Ways to Make Test Prep Fun

It’s almost time to start thinking about those test prep strategies! Ughhhh… all your hard work, will it pay off? Make it count, and make it fun with these test prep review ideas!   1. One quick test prep idea is to find or create review games on Quizziz.com. It is easy to create a […]

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6 Storage Ideas for Technology Tools and Flexible Seating Classrooms

Teaching in a tiny 1:1 classroom inspired me to give flexible seating, both of these situations pose unique storage dilemmas. I’m going to share a few ideas for storage in a classroom with flexible seating that are working in my classroom with you today.

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Teaching Citizenship: A Civic Duty

Today is the day that a new president is sworn in and yet our country is greatly divided. As teachers, we have a great task ahead of not only doing our best to teach unity and tolerance, but also of teaching about civic duties! It is never too early to start instilling a love of […]

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New Year Goals and Growth Mindset

It’s almost time to head back to school, it’s a new year… but not a new school year. It is still a great time to re-establish rules and routines and why not try something new while you’re at it? On day 1 of our return, I will meet with my students and discuss our established […]