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Front Row

I’m over at the Owl-Ways Be Inspired blog today sharing my love for all things Front Row!  Click the image below to head on over and see how you can use this FREE tool to help with differentiation in your room.

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School Supply Deals- Week of 8/10/14

I missed last week’s school supply deals.  Oooops!  With the TpT sale, the back to school rush, and just some other busy things going on, I just didn’t get to it.  i didn’t even really do any supply shopping other than a quick trip for penny composition books (Thanks Office Max!).  This week it looks like I’ll need to make a few different trips! Staples Sharpie Chisel Tip Highlighters 5ct.- $3- FREE after rebate- Limit

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Do you Audible?

Have you heard of Audible?  It’s Amazon’s marketplace for Audiobooks. Audible has over 150,000 titles in audio format.  That’s the biggest inventory I’ve been able to find.  As a teacher with a long commute, and I know many other people have them too, I like using Audible to continue reading the books I’m currently sucked into.  I just turn it on through the app on my phone, connect my phone to my car speakers using

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School Supply Deals- Week of 7/27/14

S It’s time for another week of school supply shopping!  A few weeks ago I shared a post showcasing a great giveaway from Coupons.com and shared some of their great online coupons to help you get school supplies, especially large purchases, cheaper.  Click the image below to head over there to check out their current school supply coupons and to enter the big giveaway! If you’re shopping in brick and mortar stores, check out this

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School Supply Deals: Week of 7/20

It’s here.  This is the week things start getting real.  The week where you start going to four stores each week so you can get the best deals.  The week when you realize your summer is now dedicated to Back to School.  Here are the great deals this week. And just a reminder- I don’t post every school supply sale.  I post the ones that I think are the best “deals”.  The ones you want

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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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