guest Archives - Tales from Outside the Classroom

Math Centers

I have a great post coming up for you today from Tanja at Journey of a Substitute Teacher.  She’s sharing some great ideas for math centers that she’s seen in her subbing journey.  I use Powerpoint to display my centers rotations for my students.  This has made centers go SO much more smoothly.  To see more about that, click the image below to head to that post.  I also have a TON of resources (lots

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Interactive Vocabulary

I asked another friend to share some great ideas with you.  Please welcome Jana from Thinking out Loud.  I love to hear ideas about vocabulary.  I think it’s my weakest area.  She has some great tips to share! Hello, fans of Tales From Outside the Classroom!  My name is Jana from Thinking Out Loud and I love being here today.  I hope everyone has a had a fabulous start to the school year.  For those

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Word Walls

I loved Mary’s ideas for using licorice to make learning more engaging- perfect for those kinesthetic learners!  I’m crazy excited to have the phenomenal Miss Kindergarten as a guest today.  Hadar is one of the first bloggers I found, and I’m so glad that I’ve gotten to know her over the last few months!  I know you’ll love what she’s sharing with you today! Hi everyone! I’m Hadar from Miss Kindergarten and I’m excited to

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Edible Learning

As you can tell, my blog has been a little abandoned this summer, and it’s only gotten worse the last few weeks.  I went back to work two weeks ago and have been doing professional development with my staff, and I’ve been crazy busy with outside commitments.  I didn’t want to keep my blog empty, so I asked a few bloggy friends to share a few ideas with you over the next few weeks.  I’ll still

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Spelling City from Sunny Days

Since I’ve been guest posting all over the place, and sending you to so many blogs to see my posts, I thought it’d be great to have another guest blogger here.  I’m so excited to welcome Denise from Sunny Days in Second Grade!  She has some great tips on using Spelling City in your classroom! Denise here from Sunny Days. Thanks so much Tessa for allowing me to guest post today. I’ve been working closely

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Hi! I'm Tessa!

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I’ve spent the last 15 years teaching in 1st, 2nd, and 3rd grades, and working beside elementary classrooms as an instructional coach and resource support. I’m passionate about math, literacy, and finding ways to make teachers’ days easier. I share from my experiences both in and out of the elementary classroom.

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