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FREE! Chart showing the difference between formative and summative assessments. Click through now to grab this freebie. It will help you better understand assessment types. Use it to help guide your instruction. #YoungTeacherLove

How to Completely Transform Your Teaching with Exit Tickets

FREE! Chart showing the difference between formative and summative assessments. Click through now to grab this freebie. It will help you better understand assessment types. Use it to help guide your instruction. #YoungTeacherLove

Teach Your Students to Love Reading: 3 Better Ideas - Chalk & Apples

Teach Your Students to Love Reading: 3 Strategies that Work - Chalk & Apples

Teach Your Students to Love Reading: 3 Better Ideas - Chalk & Apples

Bloom’s Taxonomy’s verbs–also know as power verbs or thinking verbs–are extraordinarily powerful instructional planning tools. They can be used for curriculum mapping, assessment design, lesson planning, personalizing and differentiating learning. #CultofPedagogyPin

100+ Bloom's Taxonomy Verbs For Critical Thinking

Bloom’s Taxonomy’s verbs–also know as power verbs or thinking verbs–are extraordinarily powerful instructional planning tools. They can be used for curriculum mapping, assessment design, lesson planning, personalizing and differentiating learning. #CultofPedagogyPin

Ideas and resources for middle and high school English teachers!

9 Tricks to Help Students FINISH That Book

This battle of wills is perhaps the most epic, universal, and notorious problem that English teachers face, even more than grading struggles: getting students to ACTUALLY read that book, short story, article, or poem. Whether it’s an assigned text or choice reading, students have a variety of obstacles that make reading at home difficult. The struggle ranges from the innocent (forgetting to read) to the sympathetic (struggling to read) to the frustrating (too busy to read) to the malicious…

Students can struggle with reading for a variety of reasons: rich vocabulary, lack of background knowledge, the author's writing style. To scaffold difficult texts, teach students to annotate through the gradual release process.

The Literary Maven: Introducing Text Annotation Using the Gradual Release Process

Students can struggle with reading for a variety of reasons: rich vocabulary, lack of background knowledge, the author's writing style. To scaffold difficult texts, teach students to annotate through the gradual release process.

This is another great idea for an anchor chart to create and use for whole class instruction. This can be tricky, so having this visual would definitely be helpful for students.

This is another great idea for an anchor chart to create and use for whole class instruction. This can be tricky, so having this visual would definitely be helpful for students.

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Your classroom doesn't have to be cute! New teachers: focus on quality teaching and worry about double-border bulletin boards later.

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Your classroom doesn't have to be cute! New teachers: focus on quality teaching and worry about double-border bulletin boards later.

Conducting an instructional coaching cycle can be scary and stressful, but these five steps will help you get started with coaching in classrooms! Learn about how instructional coaches can support teachers through choosing and inviting a teacher to work with you, planning together, coteaching, debriefing, and more, all bundled into one friendly coaching cycle. These strategies and ideas will provide you with an easy approach to coaching!

Conducting a Coaching Cycle: The Instructional Coaching Series

Conducting an instructional coaching cycle can be scary and stressful, but these five steps will help you get started with coaching in classrooms! Learn about how instructional coaches can support teachers through choosing and inviting a teacher to work with you, planning together, coteaching, debriefing, and more, all bundled into one friendly coaching cycle. These strategies and ideas will provide you with an easy approach to coaching!

Help your child get ready for Kindergarten with these 10 books!  Great books to read with your child to help them understand and prepare for what their new school year will look like!

10 books for kindergarten readiness

Help your child get ready for Kindergarten with these 10 books! Great books to read with your child to help them understand and prepare for what their new school year will look like!

A special education teacher shares 25 ways to help your child learn sight words

25 Ways to Teach Sight Words

A special education teacher shares 25 ways to help your child learn sight words

Would You Rather Questions For Kids - these free printable cards are great for car trips, ice breakers or an afternoon boredom buster! Kids will love playing this game! #kidsactivities #roadtrip #kidscraft #preschool #kidsgames #freeprintable

100 Would You Rather Questions For Kids - The Best Ideas for Kids

Would You Rather Questions For Kids - these free printable cards are great for car trips, ice breakers or an afternoon boredom buster! Kids will love playing this game! #kidsactivities #roadtrip #kidscraft #preschool #kidsgames #freeprintable

The cutest teacher t-shirts! Perfect for back to school, special ed teacher outfits, and grade level teaching teams!

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The cutest teacher t-shirts! Perfect for back to school, special ed teacher outfits, and grade level teaching teams!

This "About Me Roll-Up" back to school activity is perfect for the first week of school! Students fill out the front and back get-to-know-you sections, cut out the peek-through windows, and then roll their paper and glue the edges, forming a stand up tube. Classmates and visitors can then see all the fun info by turning the roll-up around AND peeking through the windows! (The Thinker Builder)
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"About Me" Roll-Ups: A Fun & Fresh Back to School Activity

This "About Me Roll-Up" back to school activity is perfect for the first week of school! Students fill out the front and back get-to-know-you sections, cut out the peek-through windows, and then roll their paper and glue the edges, forming a stand up tube. Classmates and visitors can then see all the fun info by turning the roll-up around AND peeking through the windows! (The Thinker Builder)

Annotating Text Using SNOTS – The Applicious Teacher Resource Store

Annotating Text Using SNOTS

Annotating Text Using SNOTS (Small Notes On The Side) Getting your students excited about annotating text is no easy task. But, SNOTS will change that! SNOTS stands for “Small Notes on the Side” and is a perfect tool for annotating text! Use the resources in this pack to teach your students an authentic (but engaging) way to text mark. Total Pages: 20 File Size: 737 KB *************************************************************** Other Amazing ResourcesReading Comprehension Assessments…

One more day till the book is out, here is one more #smartercharts to tide you over :)

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“One more day till the book is out, here is one more #smartercharts to tide you over :)”