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3 Literacy Organizations to Support With Your Holiday—or Any Time of Year—Giving!

3 Literacy Organizations to Support With Your Holiday—or Any Time of Year—Giving!

Around this time of year, many people are looking to make charitable donations. I like to donate to causes that mean a lot to me personally. So in today’s brief post, I’m sharing 3 literacy organizations that I support! 1. ReadWorks ReadWorks provides amazing (and FREE) reading passages, lessons, and digital reading resources to K-12…Continue Reading

5 Strategies to Try When You Feel Frustrated by Your Students’ Behavior (for K-2)

5 Strategies to Try When You Feel Frustrated by Your Students’ Behavior (for K-2)

Have you ever felt frustrated by your students’ behavior? Maybe you have a difficult class this year. Or maybe your otherwise well-behaved students are getting a little squirrelly as the holidays approach. Whatever the case may be, if you get frustrated with your students’ behavior sometimes, you’re not alone. It happens to me more often…Continue Reading

5 Ideas for a Successful Writing Center in K-2

5 Ideas for a Successful Writing Center in K-2

Do you have a writing center in your kindergarten, first, or second grade classroom? In my classroom, the writing center is part of our daily literacy centers rotations. Additionally, I have a separate writing block (writing workshop) at a different time of the day. The work students do in the writing center reflects what they’ve…Continue Reading