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5 Fun Summer Review Activities for July
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5 Fun Summer Review Activities for July

Summer means school is out for many, but not everyone takes a traditional summer break, and there’s summer school too! If you’re in a year-round school district, working the summer school sessions, teaching in a summer education program, or wanting to keep kids at home busy this post is for you! Today, I’m sharing some…

7 Low-Prep May Activities for First Grade
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7 Low-Prep May Activities for First Grade

May is a fun month in the first-grade classroom! Graduation is just around the corner, and students (and teachers) are especially excited about the upcoming summer break! If you’re looking for ways to keep those kiddos engaged in learning up until the final weeks of school, I’ve gotcha covered! Today, I’m sharing 7 low-prep May…

The Science of Reading and Word Study – A Perfect Match!
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The Science of Reading and Word Study – A Perfect Match!

Teaching young students to read is a complex process with many factors to consider. Emerging research on the Science of Reading has offered new insight into how we can optimally structure our lessons. With more knowledge on how children learn to read, we can create meaningful lessons in reading and other areas, that will support…

6 Fun and Engaging April Activities for First Grade
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6 Fun and Engaging April Activities for First Grade

The beginning of a new month means it’s time for new lessons! I loved planning for the start of a new month, season, or theme since it’s a chance to try some new activities. If you’re looking for inspiration for your own April planning, you’re in luck! Today I’m sharing 6 fun and engaging April…