Track your students’ math data by domain, skill by skill with this time-saving Google Sheet. You enter the raw score. Students’ percentages, class averages, and student reporting pages are auto-calculated! Individual student pages are created with NO additional work on your part! Take a peek at each student’s progress- or print for parents! This saves you SO MUCH TIME during report cards or parent-teacher conferences! It’s designed with the CCSS, but is completely editable so you can customize the skills and standards for your state.
Hearing all the buzz about the Science of Reading but not sure where to start? My Introduction to the Science of Reading e-mail series helps you dive into things piece by piece. Each week I send you an email with a link to my blog post on a new topic with links for how to learn even more. You choose when to read and how much time you want to spend on each topic. It’s a great way to do some Summer PD from the comforts of home!
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In order to effectively teach fractions greater than 1, students should have a strong understanding of fractional concepts like numerator, denominator, and fractions representing parts of a whole. I don’t
Are you a third grade teacher looking for additional math resources for this year? This round up of 3rd grade math games features some of my classroom favorites. I love
How do you teach algebra in elementary school? Why would you? If you think of algebra as the class you took in high school and not a critical, intertwined component
Word problems can be such a struggle. Especially in grades 3rd and up when students have to work through all of the operations and multi-step word problems. Students often struggle
Learning multiplication facts comes through repetitive exposure. My favorite way to build my students’ multiplication fact mastery is through playing games. When they’re playing, they stay engaged which helps them
Word Problems are often the hardest part of our math instruction. They can visually overwhelm students. They often contain extraneous information or multiple steps for completion. Students often struggle to
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Today’s post is another area that can be confusing and deserves its own focus: sight words, high frequency words, and heart words. To really understand the science we need to
How are we able to instantly recognize words? We can recognize them whether they’re in uppercase, lowercase, or even mixed case. We’re also able to recognize them in a wide
Last week we looked at Scarborough’s Rope. For the next several weeks, we’re going to focus on the word recognition strand. First up, is Ehri’s Phases for Reading Development. Dr.
Continuing on in my Introduction to Science of Reading series, this post explores Scarborough’s Rope and its components. Similar to The Simple View of Reading, Scarborough’s Rope goes into more
We know reading is a complicated task, and teaching reading is just as much, if not more, complex. In 1986, Philip Gough and Bill Tunmer, proposed an easy way to
First up in my Getting Started with the Science of Reading series is the 5 Pillars of Reading and the National Reading Panel. In 1997, Congress asked NIH’s branch of
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Each year I make printable yearly calendars. I know there are so many out there, but I like these because of their simple design, and notes space. These 2024 calendars
I’ve recently been adding to my knee length dresses collection for spring and fall and thought I’d share some of my favorites. As teachers, we’re always on the lookout for
It can be difficult, at times, to keep track of all of your instructional data, especially with so many subjects during our day. Especially if your school district, or school,
The last several years I’ve made printable yearly calendars. I like these because of their simple design, and notes space. They can be easily used for anything you need. I’ve
Whether you’re student teaching and writing your first teacher resume with no experience, or if you’re a veteran teacher looking to update your resume as you look for new jobs,
The rock cycle is such a fun unit! Academic vocabulary is such a priority in this unit as students work to understand types of rocks and how they correlate with