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Vocabulary Land Game Board (Grades  4-12)


Vocabulary Land, similar to Hasbro® Candy Land™
, is a captivating vocabulary game that's guaranteed to get students excited about learning new words
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Tuesday, June 13, 2017

7 Teacher PD Opportunities to Take Advantage of this Summer

I can still remember the summer after my first year of teaching. My roommate, a fellow high school English teacher, and I literally sat on the couch for a week watching episodes of The Real World, reveling in the fact that we were getting paid to rest!

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Wednesday, May 31, 2017

The BIG THREE of Teacher Feedback

Every year I like to take a moment, usually during the last week of school when I just can’t grade another paper, to reflect on what worked and didn’t work during the school year.

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Monday, April 17, 2017

How to Help Struggling Readers Build Vocabulary; 10+ Resources To Get You Started

I love working with our district’s literacy coaches and reading specialists, and I have a special place in my heart for Ms. Long, the reading specialist at my son’s elementary school, because she was also his Kindergarten teacher. This year Ms. Long is working with our guidance counselor to host a book group, and, although my son is not an avid reader, he was excited to join his classmates and teachers in such a fun endeavor.

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Wednesday, February 1, 2017

How to Make Vocabulary Improvement and Instruction a Whole-School Endeavor

Students attend multiple classes every day and often don’t connect ideas or concepts from one class to another.

By bringing students’ attention to vocabulary studies, teachers from across disciplines can start sharing teaching strategies for vocabulary development, creating a more consistent message about building vocabulary knowledge.

How do you make vocabulary improvement and instruction a whole-school endeavor?

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Thursday, January 19, 2017

How to Balance Being a Teacher and a Parent: Top 5 Survival Tips

Many of us struggle to balance our personal and professional lives, and I found that for me it only got harder once I had children. I knew I was going to have to loosen my hold on my workaholic habits, but it was still difficult to change. When I see my fellow teachers struggling to balance being a teacher and a parent, I want to help them.

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Thursday, December 1, 2016

8 Gifts to Thank Your School Employees

I find that thanking the school staff who often get overlooked, is one of the best ways to show appreciation. However, it can be a tricky and costly venture, so here is a suggestion for who to thank and how to do so.

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