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Week 17 ~ Brrrrrrrrr!

We had a light dusting of snow at the weekend, which was fun & utterly freezing! We had a lot of freezing fog which made for a bitterly cold day. 312 more words


9 Practices to Differentiate Reading Instruction

  1. Make your read alouds a common teaching text.In addition to being just for fun, read-aloud materials will become your common text, setting the stage for differentiation.
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Top Ten Tuesday: 10 Read-Aloud Books for a Little Jedi

Each week, The Broke and the Bookish hosts Top Ten Tuesday, a weekly booking meme. This week is a freebie, so everyone is choosing their own themes for lists. 79 more words


10 Books for Winter Read-Alouds

“Of all the forms of water, the tiny six-pointed crystals of ice called snow, that form in such quantities within the clouds during storms, are incomparably the most beautiful and varied.” -W.A. 557 more words


Encore! Storytime MVP's

A read aloud can make or break the success of a storytime. I’ve had those storytimes where, just a few lines into a picture book I can tell it’s going to be a clunker with the kids. 554 more words


winter schooling

love hearing about what others use for homeschooling. On a practical level it helps me figure out what might work with my kiddos. On a humorous level, if you start researching different methods and curricula, you’ll land in the room of online chat rooms and message boards, and there is so much crazy out there that you can’t help but laugh. 681 more words


Getting Students to Think Outside the Box

We are always looking for ways to get students to think outside the box and to expand on their thoughts.  My gifted education supervisor gave us the book, … 396 more words

Meredith B.~Teaching With A Twist