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You have small groups. Now what?

Hi, friends!  Happy Tuesday!  I’m sure that most of you are teaching right now, or maybe on your way to school still, but I’m sitting in the living room with our Christmas tree on and the twinnies are napping sweetly nearby.  I’m going to hit this hard and fast so we can be done before… Continue reading You have small groups. Now what?

first grade · guided reading · · morning meeting · responsive classroom · schedule · sharing · workshop

Two Posts in Two Hours?!

It’s because I’m a sucker for a good linky party.  And, of course, my paralyzing FOMO.  An old roommate gave me FOMO and since then it has really negatively interfered with a lot of my productivity. In any case, Susan over at Thank God it’s First Grade just moved from Las Vegas to Mass, and… Continue reading Two Posts in Two Hours?!

common core · guided reading · · K-2 · planning · plans · prep · reading · workshop

Mid-Day Update

Friends!  Are you totally LOSING your mind getting ready for back to school, or is that just me?? I finally yesterday put every last stinking book into a book bin and I honestly think at this point if I find another unsorted book I might just throw it away.  That was such a never ending… Continue reading Mid-Day Update

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Evaluating Inverted Workshop Math Products

Greetings, and happy Sunday, friends!  I don’t know about you, but I’m really starting to feel the back to school pressure.  Which is why I was so happy when the weatherman predicted a gross Sunday, because it’s much easier to convince the hubs that I need to spend a (summer) weekend working on school stuff… Continue reading Evaluating Inverted Workshop Math Products