Category Archives: Just for Teachers

Valentines for your Valentines

Looking for a quick, fun, and easy Valentine’s Day card to give your students? Here’s one idea—individual Conversation Hearts Bingo games. There are 32 different boards, and a message (page 10) you can run off on the back of each … Continue reading

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Happy National Teacher Week!

  Teachers wear lots of hats, expend enormous amounts of energy, and invest lots of their own time, money and emotions in their jobs!  Here’s to all of you who spend your days pouring your love into little (or young) … Continue reading

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High Frequency Bingo Games

During my time as a reading and intervention specialist I found beginning readers made surprising progress using short games that focused on high frequency words.  I was rather surprised by this because practicing words in isolation doesn’t really fit with … Continue reading

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For All You Do

Thank you for all you do (and all the weird things you put up with) in teaching our children.  You are the best!  I’m so grateful to have been able to spend my entire career with such wonderful, hard working, … Continue reading

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Thinking About Teaching

During my years as a support teacher I’ve spent a lot of hours in the classrooms of LOTS of wonderful, enthusiastic, caring, supporting, and knowledgeable teachers.  I have seen a wide range of teaching styles, debated diverse teaching philosophies, and … Continue reading

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Awakened: Change Your Mindset to Transform Your Teaching

If you are looking for a fresh perspective, increased job satisfaction, or greater contentment Awakened: Change Your Mindset to Transform Your Teaching is the book for you.  Using information gleaned from stress management techniques, cognitive behavior therapy, and spiritual principles, … Continue reading

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