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Tame the Classroom Management BLOB Part 2: Top Management Layers

Hey, hey, hey there, my wonderful, talented, dedicated friend. I know you’re all of those things, because here you are using your time to listen in, to learn, grow and thrive as a primary teacher. Virtual high five teacher! We covered the first classroom management layer last week. I’m so pumped up to finish covering …

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The Go-Getters Guide to Teaching the Alphabet: Engagement

Well hey there, primary teacher/difference maker/go-getter. Yes, that is right, my friend. I know what kind of teacher you are, because you’re here in this moment sharing your brain space with me in hopes of finding something to better serve your students. I thank you for being here and for doing what you do. Today, …

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Ten Sight-Word Activities to Vitalize Virtual Classrooms

Is the virtual classroom draining the excitement out of your instruction, especially with sight-words? Well, if teaching were a fall festival, this post would be the apple cider, cinnamon stick and all. Because you can’t have fall without apple cider! Today, I’m going to share 10 engaging sight-word activities to spice up your virtual classroom. …

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5 Essential Skills for Phonological Awareness

Get your FREE Phonological Awareness Skills Overview! Send my Reference Sheet!  We respect your privacy. Unsubscribe at anytime. Post Promise: Phonological awareness is vital for our learners to achieve, but it isn’t just one concept. It’s made of many skills. I’ll break them down for you here so you can ensure your students have a …

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What is Phonological Awareness? (v. Phonemic Awareness & Phonics)

Post Promise: Literacy is one of the most vital skills we teach in the primary grades. In this post I’ll help clear up what phonological awareness is and how it’s different from phonemic awareness and phonics. This will set the stage for future posts where I share what skills are involved in phonological awareness and …

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5 Game-Changing Tips for Home-School Success with a FREE Home-School Survival Kit

Post Promise: In this post you will find my TOP FIVE tips for how to manage teaching your K-2 child at home. If you haven’t implemented these ideas, they have the power to transform your home-school experience. Don’t miss the FREE Home-School Survival Kit included below that can help you implement these ideas as soon …

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