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You've Been Penned! ~ A Great Staff Morale Booster ~ FREEBIE!

What teacher doesn't have a set of favorite, can't live without them, pens? Time to share those pens with some colleagues for a great morale booster! Any school staff is under an enormous amount of pressure these days. Therefore, it is important to do some little things to boost staff morale thro...

Replace the hum-drum reading log with The Tower of Books Challenge: a fun and engaging independent reading challenge! Encourages a wide range of reading and in Reading Strategies, Reading Activities, Teaching Reading, Learning, Guided Reading, Teaching Ideas, Reading Homework, Reading Response, Close Reading

Reading Log Alternative: "Tower of Books" {An Independent Reading Challenge}

Replace that hum-drum reading log and Infuse new life into students' independent reading, at school or at home, with the "Tower of Books" Challenge! Perfect for a summer reading challenge or an alternative to the stuck-in-a-rut reading log assignment. Printable and DIGITAL versions included!The chal...

Reading Those Precious 25 Minutes Mrs. Wheeler's First Grade Tidbits: Guided Reading Those Precious 25 MinutesMrs. Wheeler's First Grade Tidbits: Guided Reading Those Precious 25 Minutes Guided Reading Lessons, Guided Reading Groups, Reading Skills, Teaching Reading, Teaching Career, Reading Time, Guided Reading Organization, Guided Reading Activities, Reading Logs

Guided Reading 101: Those Precious 25 Minutes

I have been running guided reading groups for my whole teaching career. Over the years, it's evolved, as with everything else. Back in th...

Tickets hidden in library books! My version of the golden tickets has different colors to use in different genres. Hide these in library books that have not been checked out in a while. The green ones will encourage the students to try a new book too. Middle School Libraries, Elementary School Library, Class Library, Library Books, Elementary Schools, Library Ideas, Reading Books, Elementary Library Decorations, School Library Decor

Tickets hidden in library books- My version of the golden tickets has different colors to use in different genres. These will be hidden in library books that have not been checked out in a while. The green ones will encourage the students to try a new book too.

Teach Your Child to Read - 5 strategies that help struggling readers improve reading comprehension. - Give Your Child a Head Start, and.Pave the Way for a Bright, Successful Future. Reading Lessons, Reading Activities, Reading Resources, Guided Reading, Math Lessons, Ar Reading, Cloze Reading, Fluency Activities, Reading Notes

5 Strategies for Struggling Readers - Teaching Resources and Lesson Plans - Teaching Ideas 4U by Amy Mezni

As much as I love to read, sometimes I dreaded teaching reading. I was reading by four and everything in language arts came easily to me – it just clicked. When I had students that didn’t improve their reading with my strategies, I didn’t understand why. Now that I am working with my son, I […]

Teaching 23925441757222406 - How to use discussion starters or discussion cards to have meaningful classroom conversations, teach listening and speaking skills, and create a strong classroom community. Classroom Behavior, Future Classroom, Classroom Meeting, Pre School Classroom Ideas, Preschool Classroom Management, Year 4 Classroom, Classroom Tools, 2nd Grade Classroom, Primary Classroom

How to Have Meaningful Classroom Conversations | True Life I'm a Teacher

My students love to talk. #chattiestclassever But I don’t want them to just be talkers. I want them to be thinkers too. And, I want them to be able to support what they’re thinking with reasons. That’s when I started using discussion starters. Keep reading to find out how you can try discussion starters FREE. […]

Things We Should Say Thursday-white board messages Classroom Whiteboard, Morning Activities, Writing Activities, Morning Board, Daily Writing Prompts, Bell Work, Responsive Classroom, Was Ist Pinterest, Future Classroom

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35 Likes, 3 Comments - Janna (@lovin7th) on Instagram: “Oh #kidpresident, so wise beyond his years! 🗣Excited and hopeful for their responses to this one.…”

Looking for some books to read out loud to older kids? This is such a fantastic list with suggestions straight from moms! Looking for some books to read out loud to older kids? This is such a fantastic list with suggestions straight from moms! Middle School Reading, Kids Reading, Teaching Reading, Reading Activities, Reading Lists, Reading Aloud, Middle School Libraries, Star Reading, Library Activities

30 Books to Read Out Loud to Older Kids

Looking for some books to read out loud to older kids? This is such a fantastic list with suggestions straight from moms!

Have a bucket of "Reading Buddies" for silent reading time. :) For reading corner New Classroom, Classroom Setting, Classroom Ideas, Book Corner Classroom, Classroom Reading Nook, Classroom Design, Preschool Rooms, Preschool Classroom Decor, Toddler Classroom Decorations

Classroom Pictures 2014-15

Room Reveal!!! Yay! I'm actually doing one this year! Last year I didn't get to do one, so I'm kind of excited about showing you my ro...

Are you teaching your students about growth mindset? This privacy office folder kit is a perfect way for your students to keep growth mindset concepts fresh. What better way to encourage their strengths than by providing messages for them in the space whe Growth Mindset Classroom, Growth Mindset Activities, What Is Growth Mindset, Classroom Organization, Classroom Management, Classroom Ideas, Behavior Management, Classroom Activities, Classroom Procedures

Growth Mindset Privacy Folder | Growth Mindset Writing Office

Are you teaching your students about growth mindset? This privacy office folder is a perfect way for your students to keep growth mindset concepts fresh. What better way to encourage their strengths than providing messages for them in the space where they work? Most classrooms utilize privacy fol...

Jenga: Reading Literature Game for ANY Novel Grades Engage your students with this literary Jenga activity based on Bloom's Taxonomy and Depth of Knowledge. This activity is for grades Depth(s) may refer to: Middle School Reading, 4th Grade Reading, Middle School Libraries, Teaching Literature, Teaching Reading, 7th Grade Ela, Gymnasium, High School English, English Classroom

Literary Jenga: Reading Literature Game for ANY Novel Grades 7-12

This product provides a template for a game I've titled, Literary Jenga. It includes 54 task cards for each Jenga piece. The game is differentiated and competitive with each piece being a different number of points based on question complexity. For example: pink questions are 2 point and focus on...

Get Lego Book from Book Fair! TLT: Teen Librarian's Toolbox: The Pop-Up/Mobile Makerspace Moment - creating a mobile LEGO makerspace Elementary School Library, Elementary Schools, School Libraries, Teen Programs, Library Programs, Library Activities, Stem Activities, Cultura Maker, Library Design

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TLT: Teen Librarian's Toolbox: The Pop-Up/Mobile Makerspace Moment - creating a mobile LEGO makerspace

Variations for Think-Pair-Share in the Secondary Classroom - great, easy, clear descriptions! I like the additions to the original think-pair-share! Instructional Strategies, Differentiated Instruction, Teaching Strategies, Teaching Ideas, Thinking Strategies, Instructional Technology, Critical Thinking, Teaching Tools, Siop Strategies

How To Use Variations on Think-Pair-Share in the Secondary Classroom

Social Studies Advice & Resources by Michele Luck

Teaching as a Profession class. Being a teacher is hard, but keeping a growth mindset will help you keep your sanity. Read about five ways to keep a growth mindset as a teacher. Growth Mindset Classroom, Growth Mindset Activities, Education Quotes For Teachers, Teacher Resources, Teacher Education, Primary Education, Teacher Blogs, Teacher Quotes, Teacher Staff Development

Maintaining a Teacher Growth Mindset

This year I introduced growth mindset to my students. Growth mindset is the idea that continuous effort and a positive attitude will in...

Help your students learn how to effectively take notes as they study a text. Move beyond chapter questions and worksheets to a activities that promote critical thinking. 6th Grade Reading, Student Reading, Teaching Reading, Teaching Tips, Guided Reading, Reading Lessons, Reading Resources, Reading Skills, Brainstorming Activities

CLOSE READING AND STUDENT RESPONSIBILITY - Learning in Room 213

I’m not a huge fan of chapter questions, for a number of reasons. The main one is that they usually direct students too much, telling them what to look for, what’s important to note. I much prefer an approach that puts more of the responsibility for thinking about the text in the students’ hands.My Pre-IB’s […]