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iPad Intro – Back to School Activity Perfection

Solving your back to school activity problems! So you want something fun not too time consuming and will learn about students that will make a great display – got ya covered! This iPad Intro is perfect for upper elementary students….let me tell you why! 1. Time As a teacher time is huge! The beginning of…

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5 MUST HAVES for Open House (Back to School Night)

Are you ready for the perfect Open House (Back to School) Night?! I’m going to make it easy for you and outline the 5 Must Haves for any B2S night! 1. Forms It is essential to gather information at an Open House Back to School Night, but also to give it as well! I found…

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Top 3 – A First Day of School Post for Upper Elementary

How to have the best first day and set the tone for the rest of the year! Obviously setting clear expectations from the start is essential!  I have an awesome 3rd grade teacher (I jokingly call her my job security) because the students really are beautiful when they get to me. Yes I teach in…

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BEST FIRST Day Activity! Teamwork!

I wanted something engaging and exciting the first day of school!  We really emphasize working together and supporting all of our class so an activity that showed that the first day was ideal. I briefly saw the scratch off technique while browsing through Pinterest and I’ve used it before on cards I’ve made and such…

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Emoji Intro Back to School Activity!

A back to school activity can be so tricky to come up with. Yes…you might see cool ones….yes they might look good….but we want some substance. I love this because it gives those not immediate talkers a way to warm up and share + I can respond to those students as well! I love the…

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