If you are anything like me, you have already started to get your plans in order for November.  I wanted to share this great collection of products designed to make planning a bit easier for you next month.   If your problem solving instruction could use a boost, you will want to check this unit out because it is on sale for only $1.00. Take a look at some of…

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Fall in Texas can never seem to arrive soon enough!  That first real “cool” front marks the start of one of my favorite times of the year.  This time of the year, pumpkin spice takes over restaurants and grocery store shelves.  For even more fun…..let pumpkins take over your classroom.    Pumpkin are always such a fun addition to any lesson plan in October. I always begin planning a unit…

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Welcome to October!  October brings the promise of cooler weather here in Texas which I am really looking forward to!  Unfortunately, October also brings on the dreaded teacher slump…..the excitement of back to school is over and then you realize the next holiday is not until Thanksgiving…ugh!!!  Hopefully, as you browse through this month’s pins you will be able to find a bit of inspiration to bring some fun into…

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Happy Fall!!!! I just love Fall…..although we have yet to experience it this year in Texas there is hope it will be coming soon!  When you think of Fall…..PUMPKINS are always one of the first things that come to mind.  What could be more fun than mixing PUMPKINS and literacy? Sequencing is one of the many skills that helps increase a student’s ability to comprehend what they are reading.  Sequencing…

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Christopher Columbus has become somewhat of a controversial topic for elementary teachers. However, the exploration of Columbus was somewhat of a turning point in American and World History and worth discussing, in my opinion.  For the first time, people living in very different regions of the world were interacting with each other.    Unfortunately, books about Christopher Columbus for elementary students are somewhat limited.  Here is a look at the books I…

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