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Grammar: 5 Simple Ways to Squeeze it in Daily

Teaching grammar is no joke.  It is super important, yet so difficult to find the time in our day to do so.  I’ll admit, there were days in my teaching career where I didn’t teach grammar at all.  I just couldn’t find the time.  I’m guessing I’m not the only one.  Well, I’m hoping by…

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Homework FB

Homework: An Effective Approach

  I have always hated homework.  Seriously, it was the word-that-shall-not-be-named, as far as I was concerned.  As a kid, I hated that I spent all day in school just to go home and continue the madness.  As a parent, I hated forcing it on my daughter and repeating “do your homework”.  As a teacher, my…

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Standardized Tests

Preparing for Standardized Testing the Stress-Free Way

  This week I blogged over at Upper Elementary Snapshots about preparing for standardized tests.  I think you are going to love the stress-free strategies I discuss, and the freebies I included. Here is a quick teaser. Last minute cramming, piles of review packets, tons of practice tests….sound familiar?  Preparing for standardized tests is something…

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