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Pick 3 Pinterest Linky- January

I am linking up  again with the great ladies from PAWSitively Teaching and The Inspired Owl for  Pick 3 Pinterest Linky. I will be sharing 3 Pinterest picks that I want to do this year in my classroom for the month of January.   This Snowflake Catching Activity looks so cute. I

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Pick 3 Pinterest Linky- December

I am linking up with some great ladies from PAWSitively Teaching and The Inspired Owl for a brand new linky called Pick 3 Pinterest Linky. I will be sharing 3 Pinterest picks that I want to do this year in my classroom for the month of December. I love when

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September 11th in the classroom

It was my first year of teaching on September 11th, 2001. We had been in school less than 30 days. Many of us still remember that day in 2001 like it was yesterday whether you were a teacher or a student in the classroom. Our world drastically changed that day,

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Back to School Struggles

Am I the only one struggling with Back to School time this year? I know I have a lot of other things going on in my life but, this year seems to be extremely difficult. When you look on Pinterest and Facebook you see all the wonderful posts about

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Creative Teacher Craft Giveaway

I have joined again with some really creative bloggers to do a fun crafty teacher blog hop! Melissa over at Teacher Treasure Hunter came us with the great creative teacher craft giveaway.  Dr Seuss Magnets I love looking on Pinterest for fun crafts. The craft that I made for my classroom and for the

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Getting Ready for Back to School

It’s that time again! Have you started getting ready for back to school? I’m linking up with Where the Magic Happens for another great week of the Diggin’ series. This week I’m going to be looking at some ways that I get ready for back to school. These  pictures are from

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Back to the Archives- Making Paint Bucket Seats

I’m linking up with Sweet Rhyme and going back to the archives for this post- making Paint Bucket Seats. I originally linked up with 4th Grade Frolics for Monday Made It on August 4, 2013.  I made Paint Bucket Seats for my classroom. I have really loved using the buckets

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Back to School Finds

Back to school shopping already? I went to Target with a list of items I needed. I casually went into the dollar section, like I always do, and there they were! So I had to buy them. Right? If I waited too long then all the other teachers will snag

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Organization of Literacy Block: Workstations

Welcome to another week of  the “Digging Into Next Year”  Linky Party hosted by Laura at Where the Magic Happens. Organization of Literacy Block- Workstations I am going to focus on the workstation part of the Literacy block. I really had to change the way I organized my workstations this year. I had taught 2nd grade

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Worksheet Wednesday

I am linking up with the Teaching Tribune for Worksheet Wednesday. I am linking up a Nonfiction Text Book  Hunt. This is a quick and easy way to see if your students can identify the different types of text features. The students can use a book they have or any textbook

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Math Workshop Organization

Welcome to week 2 of  the “Digging Into Next Year”  Linky Party hosted by Laura at Where the Magic Happens. If you missed last week check out my post on Classroom Organization. Organize my math workshop I have been doing math stations for several years. I previously taught 2nd grade and was

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Classroom Organization- Diggin’ Into Next Year

Classroom Organization is the first topic in the Diggin’ series.  I am joining Laura at Where the Magic Happens with a summer long linky party called “Diggin’ Into Next Year”. I am really excited to share with you what I am doing in my classroom this year and what I plan

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