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A DAY IN AU {Morning Routines – Student Pick-up}

The first morning bell rings. Teachers start scrambling around as the floodgates of the parent pick-up line doors open up and students of all ages start rushing in. This is one of the busiest and most stressful times of the school day for most teachers. In our little classroom.. it’s the best start to a…

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A Day in AU Mini-Series :)

On day one of this school year, I had a schedule in place. Our schedule today looks TOTALLY different and is so much more functional that those first few weeks when we were still getting to know each other. My students work hard ALL. DAY. LONG. We just intersperse short, frequent breaks to keep us…

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Writing Center Activities

I struggle with writing instruction in my classroom. Even my highest leveled students cannot come up with their own sentences. It is just so difficult to get them to come up with something on their own. They don’t struggle with the mechanics of writing (punctuation), they just have trouble writing for the simple sake of writing….

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