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ESL Speaking Strategies, having meaningful conversations with ELLs

ESL Speaking Strategies -How to Have Meaningful Conversations with your ELLs

As an ESL teacher, I have had many rewarding experiences watching my ELLs learn and grow in their English…

How Can I Help My Child Academically at Home During COVID-19 Crisis?

This is a scary and unpredictable time for all of us-period. Parents are now faced with something they have…

Why I Love Using Google Classroom in Fifth Grade

Google Classroom has been a game-changer in fifth grade. I taught first grade for eight years and this is…

Creating Believable Characters with Your Students

Creating believable characters in narrative fiction is often a struggle even for adults. When trying to teach this to…

How to Teach Making Inferences to Upper Elementary Students

Making Inferences is often one of those skills that students either understand instantly, or they struggle with. Sometimes students…

Why Use an Interactive Notebook in Your Classroom?

Using an interactive notebook in my classroom has been a great tool for so many different reasons. However, I’d…

Why You Need to be Teaching the R.A.C.E Writing Strategy

Using the R.A.C.E. Writing strategy has been a game changer in my classroom. With a million different writing strategies…

Integrating Vocabulary Instruction into Your Day

Vocabulary instruction is an integral part of our lessons. However, we often can’t find time to weave direct instruction…

6 Ways to Improve Parent-Teacher Communication

Most teachers when asked, say that parent-teacher communication is one of their weaknesses. It is not that they try…

How to Stay Organized in Upper Elementary

The grading is longer and more intense. The attitudes have officially peaked. How are we expected to get anything…