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Silence for Sandy Hook Elementary

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Place Value PROS

Today I introduced my Place Value PROs Math Stations to my 3rd grade students and they LOVED it. I split the kids up into partners to complete the different tasks, but this could very well work with larger groups because each activity has at least 20 task cards to complete. We will rotate groups tomorrow, and…

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Classroom

Due to the fact that we didn’t move to our new town until the week before school started and I didn’t actually start at my school until the third day of school, there was no time for decorating my classroom. The beginning of my year consisted of getting paperwork organized, holding IEPs, and aligning all…

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Place Value Stamp-It Activities

Right now, a lot of my students are working on place value and the different number forms. To make this process a little more fun, I tried to use a more hands-on approach versus forcing them to write endless expanded and word form problem after problem. We practice a lot with base ten blocks, but I was…

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Show Kids You Care – Lunch Bunch

At a training a while back, I received a long foldable titled “150 ways to show kids you care.” A lot of the things listed on this sheet are things most teachers already do, but after starring at it behind my desk on a daily basis, it finally got me thinking today how much pressure we put on…

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December Currently!

Can’t believe it’s December already, but I am super excited about all things included around Christmas time. I linked up with Farley over at Oh Boy 4th Grade to do this months currently. Check it out! 🙂 I don’t have much time to go into detail about this tonight, but I must say I am…

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