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Choice Board

Choice Board

We all have those students that raise their hand and say, “I’m done, now what do I do?”  We also have those who finish with their work and decide its time to play and distract others.  Does this sound familiar? I want my students to be engaged with something meaningful at all times.  I believe […]

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Interactive Math Vocabulary Notebook

Interactive Math Vocabulary

Another interactive math notebook???  It is, yes, but I have a purpose and a very good one! This past year I taught Title I Math for 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade.  My students had an interactive notebook that we kept up with all year long.  What I struggled with, which is what I struggled with […]

Math Night

Family Math Night

Family Math Night For Big Kids

This year was the first year that I participated in our annual Family Literacy & Math Night, and I do have to say it was a great success!  I have some great teammates, and when we all work together things happen! When putting together the activities I had a couple of objectives that I wanted […]

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Managing Marker Boards

Managing Marker Boards in the Classroom

You have students pull out their individual marker boards to work on.  You use these boards as a form of formative assessment.  The students that you know have mastered the skill are listening to your every word.  They are diligently answering every question and using the marker board and the marker exactly as they should […]

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$50 for Staples!

I am crazy excited about this!  For the second time in less than two months Staples has given me a $50 gift card to give away to a lucky reader!  I’m pretty confident that Staples loves teachers!! I am going to make entering the contest really easy, because I know that we are all preparing […]

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Organizing Those Back To School Papers

All of us over at Upper Elementary Snapshots thought it would be fun to have a whole week of giveaways right before the new school year! That’s right…a whole week!! To start off our week, we are going to be linking up all of our blogs just for you, and giving some great “Back-to-School” tips […]

Interactive Math Vocabulary Notebook

Interactive Math Vocabulary

Another interactive math notebook???  It is, yes, but I have a purpose and a very good one! This past year I taught Title I Math for 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade.  My students had an interactive notebook that we kept up with all year long.  What I struggled with, which is what I struggled with […]

Bargain Shopping for Teachers

Bargain Shopping for Teachers!

I have heard of Zulily, but it wasn’t until today that I decided to take a look at it for myself. I do have to say, I was pretty impressed!  Who doesn’t love a bargain??  We are teachers right?!?! Deals are in our blood! You can shop kids, clothes, shoes, home, and TEACHER STUFF!!  The […]

4th Grade Common Core Checklist

Giveaway ~ Day 3 for Teacher Appreciation Week

Is it really Wednesday, or should I say it’s only Wednesday?!?! Wednesday’s freebie is designed to keep you, the teacher, organized.  Keep your teaching on track with the Common Core Checklist for Math and Language Arts.  You can grab the checklist, today only, for FREE.  Click the image below to be taken to your grade […]