Strengthen Vocabulary With Word Sorts
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I love using word sorts to teaching vocabulary because they’re an extremely effective strategy to teach vocabulary and very engaging to students. Word sorting is a research based method that allows students to build their knowledge around a set of vocabulary words by sorting and classifying them into groups... Read More

Memory Matching Vocabulary Game
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  Remember playing the Memory card game as a child? This game works great to help students memorize academic vocabulary. You play by matching vocabulary words to their definitions. By trying to remember where the words and definitions are it forces students to think about the vocabulary more than... Read More

Education Magazines Review: A Quick Review For Busy Teachers
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If you’re anything like me, you were required to read educational journals and magazines in order to research and write papers in college.   Then, once you graduated and got a job as a teacher you’ve struggled finding the time to do this kind of reading. I decided to start... Read More

My Son HATED to Read…Until I Found a Book He LOVED
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As a 4th and 5th grade elementary teacher, I’ve spent the last 10 years teaching everyone else’s children to read.  I can’t tell you how excited I was this year, after my wife and I had our first son, to sit down and read with him!  Before he was... Read More