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Free Printable Math Manipulatives for Elementary Teachers

Printable math manipulatives used to just be a good tool for homework support, when classroom manipulatives went missing, or when we didn’t have access due to financial constraints. 2020 changed everything. Now printable math manipulatives are an essential resource for all elementary teachers. Whether you use remote learning, distance learning,

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Take a Peek at My Week…in Review

What a busy week it’s been. I’m thrilled with how quickly the kiddos are internalizing our procedures and routines, but since tomorrow is only Day 9 we’re still introducing, modeling, and practicing those daily. My class is super high-energy and very creative. My goal for this year was to add

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HOW TO TAKE ATTENDANCE EACH MORNING

Shhhh… It’s a secret. 😉 I actually take attendance on my own silently. As the students are getting settled, I go down my class list and visually verify that all of the children are accounted for and submit my attendance online. This allows me to quickly and accurately get the

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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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