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6 No-Prep Alternatives To Traditional Homework

Homework! Need I say more? This little compound word consumes far too much of my time as a teacher. Whether it is planning it, collecting it, chasing kids to take it, do it, learn from it, meeting about it etc. etc.   It all makes me want to pull my hair out!But why do some parents want so much of it?   Perhaps it stems from our need as parents to ensure that our kids will be successful, that they…

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    Glows, Grows and Where to Goes

    As August is winding down my mind is now shifting to getting ready for back to school.  Thinking about how I will set up my classroom this year.  Every year I change a few things based on what I learned the previous year.  Asking what…

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    Summer Sneak Peak

    This summer I am getting ready to get back into the swing of things and have dedicated more time to sharing my products and tips and tricks with other teachers that like me want to use an inquiry approach in their classroom in both social…

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    Amazing Benefits of Tech in Your Classroom

    Over the past few years, I have adopted more and more technology usage in my classroom.  This year so far has been my year of more technology integration in my classroom then ever before. Currently, in my classroom, we have a hybrid 1:1 at times.…

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    Save some time with report cards

    If you are like me report cards take forever for write. Time I just don’t have. Having two little kids at home I can’t just lock myself in a room and write report cards. Trust me I have tried. They both end up in the…

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    Why You Need to Use Google Classroom

    Okay as I sit writing this I am not at work.  I am at home.  It is my daughters birthday and I usually take the day off and spend it with my girls.  She is two and is currently napping.  My students are at school…

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