TenMarks Tracking Sheet

Are you doing a Blended Learning model in your classroom? Have you ever used TenMarks as a personalized math tool? If so, check out this TenMarks Tracking chart resource I created to help guide my students. I needed a way to help the students see their progress and make goals during their blended learning rotations….

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Flexible Seating Pencil Box name tags

This year I started full blown Flexible Seating… and I love it!! As I started I knew I would need to adjust and create things to help my students. The first thing I need to make was a parent letter and student contract. I also needed to create a way for my students to have…

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Recommended Math Books for Elementary Financial Literacy

List of Recommended book for K-3 – Financial Literacy Bunny Money – By: Rosemary Wells If you made a Million – By: David Schwartz Lemon and Lemonade – By: Nancy Loewen Once Upon a Dime – By: Nancy Kelly Allen and Adam Doyle Arthur’s Pet Business – By: Marc Brown Pizza at Sally’s – By:…

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Instant Ink is a LIFE Saver!

How many of you have spend $100’s maybe $1000’s of dollars on ink! I know I go to the store and spend at least $65 on ink each month. Some slow months I can make it last a month and a half. =-( The days of spending $780+ a year are OVER! I can tell…

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V.I.P. Boxes

Need a FUN way to celebrate your students after a job well done? Try making V.I.P. boxes for the students to use. I got a couple small bins and filled them with ‘fun’ school supplies that the students don’t normally have like smelly markers, small colored staplers, stickers, colored post-it notes, crazy pens, highlighters, and…

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Market Day

Have you ever dreamed of having a student directed Market Day? Having your students go through the process of creating a business to open at school is a very rewarding project. This can be done in as little as 1 month or ran all year long. Cereal Tic Tac Toe  Creating classroom designed money Creating jobs …

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QR Code Listening Center

Need a cheaper way to create a listening center in your classroom? Or just want a personalized touch to your existing listening center? Look no further! When I taught Kindergarten this was the perfect solution for a quick picture book read aloud and the students LOVED using the OR codes to gain access to the…

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The Leather Drop

I first heard about the company, The Leather Drop about a month ago from Chandra Dills, an amazing teacher and author of the blog Teaching with Crayons and Curls. I saw the earrings and instantly fell in love. I ordered my first pair of leather tear drop earrings in the white leopard pattern. It matches…

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Learning Goals and Success Criteria Poster

Using Formative assessment in your classroom is necessary to be able to learn and grow with your students. Formative assessment can be used in a wide variety of ways. Educators use to formative assessment to evaluate student comprehension, learning needs, and academic progress. This can be done during a lesson or an entire unit. Using this poster will help you…

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Readie 500 – Reading Challenge

Read Across America Month is almost here! Need a way to get your students excited about reading each day at school or at night for homework? Check out these Readie 500 racetrack charts to help students get motivated to read a little extra everyday. I use them in my classroom to help get the students excited…

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2017 March Madness Book Bracket

It’s time to start thinking about getting your March Madness Book Bracket started! This year I am doing a fiction vs. non-fiction book challenge with my third graders. I have created a 27 page PDF including a bulletin board title “2017 March Madness Book Bracket”, place holders for Sweet 16, Elite 8, Final 4, 2 championship…

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Book Clubs with Students

I tried something new with my students and it is time to share! It went great! I have been to a lot of trainings on collaborative conversations and decided that I needed to let my third graders have more time to read a really good book and talk to their peers about it. First I…

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Prism Photo Editing App

I stumbled upon an amazing app while I was searching iTunes for another photo editing app. And better yet… this one is FREE. If you are an art teacher or someone who loves classic works of art, you will love this app! Linked below in the picture is the iTunes preview page to download the…

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