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BOGGLE CLASSROOM DISPLAY ACTIVITIES for EARLY FINISHERS

{The printables needed to create this board can be accessed and downloaded here.} {Click here to access and download this product.}   I’ve created a printable packet that includes all of the necessary printables to create and use this in your own classroom. A word study center that is open-ended,

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Easy Back to School Bulletin Board Ideas

Each teacher has a bulletin board in the hallway at my school. I think it is my favorite one to do because it can be random. I like everything in my classroom to match whatever classroom decor theme or color scheme I selected for the year, but the sky is

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Just Genius ~ Glitter Clean Up Tip

I have a love / hate relationship with Pinterest. I certainly find oodles of inspiration there, but… More often than not it makes me feel like a slacker. I high five myself when I use a Christmas tree shaped cookie cutter on my kids’ sandwiches when packing lunches in the

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HOW TO ORGANIZE LISTENING STATIONS

Are you looking for ideas on how to set up a listening center in your classroom? Maybe you are looking to improve the listening center you are already using. You found the right place! Some teachers think that listening centers are just for kindergarten, first, and second graders; however, the

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HOW TO ORGANIZE TECHNOLOGY in the CLASSROOM

In the past, classrooms often had a designated “computer area” because the technology needed to be placed in close proximity to outlets and cables. Now, technology takes on many different forms. Some classrooms have traditional set-ups, some have carts of laptops or tablets that travel between rooms, and others have

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BUCKET FILLER BULLETIN BOARD and ACTIVITIES IDEAS

Kindness is not part of our academic standards; however, it is so important to designate time to teach students about this concept. One way to do this is to teach students to become “bucket fillers.” The idea of bucket fillers is based on Dr. Donald O. Clifton’s metaphor of the

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