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Back to School in First Grade!

Here’s a peek at some of our Back to School Activities, perfect for the first day of first grade! We started the day with a little Play-Doh Play.  I invited the parents in {first day treat only!} and had this note projected on the Elmo. It was a fabulous, low-key

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First Grade Classroom Tour!

Hello everyone! It’s the night before school begins and I have a to-do list as long as my class list. However, I thought now would be the perfect time to share my classroom photos! That Back to School Night Book, those student labels, and giant pile of laundry can all wait!

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Smart Cookie Math – You’re One Smart Cookie!

I am SO excited to share Smart Cookie Math! Our district’s math program has a HUGE hole in the program’s basic facts component. Enter Smart Cookie Math! A fun & motivational program to get those basic facts mastered! This sequential program takes the students through 30-problem basic math fact tests, one

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Eeeek! It’s a B.A.T. {Book}

I’m baaaaaaccccck! Whew – what a vacation! JB and I finished our East Coast adventure with a trip to NYC. My goodness is that a big {and busy} city! We walked A LOT! 20K steps works out to about 8.5 miles… and that was only at 8 p.m.! We found two

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10 Pins for Back to School

Pinterest is an amazing place! You can find ideas for all sorts of amazing things! Today, I’m sharing my Top 10 Favorite Back to School Pins/Ideas! 1. Back to School Flip Book One word – AMAZING! 2. In the Car Activities {freebie} Shameless plug for my own product! 3. Crossword Back to School Board This

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Top 10 Pins for Writing

Today I’m sharing the best ideas I’ve found on Pinterest for writing! I can honestly say writing is my least favorite subject to teach. Not sure why because I really love to write myself! I have never bought into the whole Writer’s Workshop thing {it’s just too loosey goosey for me}. Am I missing

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