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KUDOS CLUB classroom management that builds a community.

So last summer I wanted to shake up my classroom management. Over the last ten years I have tried it all coupons classroom economy clip charts whole brain teaching And was even briefly introduced to collaborative problem solving. All of these have worked to some extent for me. This is especially true with whole brain teaching. This fit my teaching style pretty well. But with time I began to change a few things and adapt my strategies. I still love…

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Student Writing Survey Tutorial

If you are conferencing with your students in writing then you need an easy way to track this data.  I use google forms with students to help me track their writing progress and track data.  Students use this as a…

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Classroom Tech Tools That Support Inquiry

Technology in the classroom constantly changes and so are the classroom tech tools that we use every day with our students. Sometimes it is just hard to stay with it when everything is changing right? Putting these classroom tech…

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12 Reasons Why I Differentiate

 Why should we differentiate? Beyond the obvious that is we have kids in our room that would not be successful if we did not differentiate then there are many other reason why we should do it too. 1. Every…

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What is Differentiated Instruction?

If you teach in a classroom today than you are familiar with the term Differentiation.  And if you are like me you may have a love hate relationship with this term. Classrooms today are complex and trying to teach…