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#Hashtag Emoji Awards

I’m so excited to use these new awards this year in my classroom!  They will work for ANY grade level and the kids love them because of how “trendy” they are! With over 30+ templates there is something for each student in your class!  It even comes with a end of year fill in sheet…

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Positive Notes – Building Classroom Community!

This year I knew I wanted to start focused morning meetings with my students.  Once I try them out I’ll write more about ideas I plan to use but this one is something that can be done in any classroom and I know for SURE will be something I use this year to promote our…

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Library Events 2.0 with FREEBIE

I’m so excited to share these library event cards! I stumbled upon the idea in a variety of places but originally from The thinker Builder – Michael has some fantastic posts that I can’t believe I haven’t found him before! Tara and Kelli also designed their own and I used some of their ideas for…

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NO 1:1 = NO PROBLEM

What can you do with little tech…to greatly improve instruction?! Here are some ideas we used this year that you can rock with just 1 computer or iPad! 1.  TWITTER – now as an individual I hardly use twitter (gasp!) I’ve tried and tried and had no success with sticking with it BUT for Global…

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Goal Getters – goal setting display idea

I saw this great Goal display by Lessons with Laughter and knew that I had to recreate it. It was inspired by her trip to the Ron Clark Academy which I am dying to get to go to!! At least this way I could bring a little bit of RCA to me.  Might I add…

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Classroom Reveal 15 – 16

Well it’s that time of year again!  I’ve been putting my room together slowly and surely over the past few months.  Yes that slowly! I did have time to work since they cleaned before summer school and I got a chance to put my room back together then!  I get literally no budget in my…

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Technology Exit Slips = GAMECHANGER!

I’m so excited to share this with you today! This has been quite the labor of love and has already had some great reviews from students in my room this year! Starting a technology theme in my room this year I already had…    &    I wanted a twist that would be more fit…

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Classroom Reveal – Take a Peek inside

I’m so excited to do an official classroom reveal! Last year I was on a one year leave and didn’t really get a chance to decorate my room, although I just moved 2 states away so it would have been difficult to do in that time (that is neither here nor there!) …. I’m just…

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Sign Me Up: Jobs for the Upper Elementary Classroom!

Branching up to 4th grade I knew would be different! I have been thinking nonstop since I got the news of how I want my classroom to run.  Obviously having my first year under my belt, makes me feel like my ideas are more real and will work. I’m excited to be in this grade…

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Five for Friday

What’s been going on? I don’t think I’ve done one of these for awhile! We did some of our sight words hunts! We love using magnifying glasses to find our words!  My pack below is great for the WHOLE YEAR! and is now EDITABLE!!! Even better  click pics for more info!    My prepositional words…

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