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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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The Ultimate Guide to SIMPLE Class Rules

Check out this VLOG that corresponds with this content. So, I’m literally psycho about classroom management strategies. As you may have read in some of my earlier posts about Classroom Routines and my favorite Classroom Management Tricks, I’m “un poco loco” (a little bit crazy) about keeping student behavior under control. This great addiction is …

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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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