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Guest Post – Reading Comprehension Tests In K-12 Education Show If Kids Are Retaining Information

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Reading Comprehension Tests In K-12 Education Show If Kids Are Retaining Information Reading Comprehension Tests – We Need Them! Reading is hard. It is a skill that a significant number of people do not know how to do correctly, or efficiently. Really, it seems like it should be pretty straight forward if you can speak a language, you should be…

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Smart Board Games

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Check Out These Fun Smart Board Games Make learning fun! These games can run on your smart board for an epic lesson! Online Smart Board Games         Looking for more engaging classroom activities? ‘Gamify’ your lesson with a classroom-ready activity pack. Your kids will be so thrilled, they won’t even realise that they’re learning! Check out the…

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Online Math Manipulatives

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Math Manipulatives – Activities For Your Classroom These fun math activites are perfect for your classroom or homeschool lesson Looking for more engaging classroom activities? ‘Gamify’ your lesson with a classroom-ready activity pack. Your kids will be so thrilled, they won’t even realise that they’re learning! Check out the activity packs Online Math Manipulatives     Your Next Lesson Is…

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Free Mental Math Teaching Resources

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Check Out These Online Mental Math Resources Online Mental Math worksheets for Your Classroom and Homeschool lessons Mental Math Resources         Looking for more engaging classroom activities? ‘Gamify’ your lesson with a classroom-ready activity pack. Your kids will be so thrilled, they won’t even realise that they’re learning! Check out the activity packs        …

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Problem-Solving Teacher’s Resources

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Teaching Problem-Solving? Grab These Free Resources! Just what you need for your classroom or homeschool lessons Looking for more engaging classroom activities? ‘Gamify’ your lesson with a classroom-ready activity pack. Your kids will be so thrilled, they won’t even realise that they’re learning! Check out the activity packs Online Problem-Solving Resources       Here’s another game for you: Take…

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Number Talk Resources

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Check Out These Online Number Talk Resources These worksheets will make your next classroom or homeschool lesson EASY! Number Talk Resources         Looking for more engaging classroom activities? ‘Gamify’ your lesson with a classroom-ready activity pack. Your kids will be so thrilled, they won’t even realise that they’re learning! Check out the activity packs      …

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Center and Station Ideas

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Center and Station Ideas Grab these center and station ideas to use in your classroom or homeschool lesson. Center and Station Ideas Literacy centers. Literature circle, Browsing Box, Independent Reading, Buddy or paired reading, Writing Folder, Journal Writing, Pocket Chart, Phonics Center, Handwriting Center, Overhead, Sight Word Center, Poetry Box, Listening, Drama Center, Big Books, Computers, Stamp a Story, Build…

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Free Assessment Resources for Teachers

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Free Assessment Resources for Teachers Save time by grabbing these free assessment resources for your classroom or homeschool lesson. Assessment resources Dynamic – Indicators – of – Basic – Early – Literacy – Skills. Learn what DIBELS is & how it can help you diagnose reading levels by knowing what area they need to help at. Complete instructions on how…

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Free Math Lessons, Online Games and Printable Worksheets

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Free Math Resources – Worksheets, Activities and Lessons All you need for your math classroom or homeschool lessons. Printable worksheets Show me Free Online Activities Show me Classroom-ready Lessons Show me Looking for more engaging classroom activities? ‘Gamify’ your lesson with a classroom-ready activity pack. Your kids will be so thrilled, they won’t even realise that they’re learning! Check out…

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Social Studies Worksheets, Lessons, and Online Games

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Here Are Your Next Social Studies Worksheets, Lessons, And Online Games Just what you need for your next classroom or homeschool lesson! Printable worksheets Show me Free Online Activities Show me Classroom-ready Lessons Show me Looking for more engaging classroom activities? ‘Gamify’ your lesson with a classroom-ready activity pack. Your kids will be so thrilled, they won’t even realise that…

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Writing Lessons, Worksheets and Online Games

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Save Time With These Writing Lessons, Worksheets and Online Games Perfect for classrooms and homeschool lessons alike! Printable worksheets Show me Free Online Activities Show me Classroom-ready Lessons Show me Looking for more engaging classroom activities? ‘Gamify’ your lesson with a classroom-ready activity pack. Your kids will be so thrilled, they won’t even realise that they’re learning! Check out the…

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Reading Games,Worksheets, and Lessons

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Check Out These Reading Games, Worksheets, and Lessons. Perfect to use in your classroom or homeschool lessons. Printable worksheets Show me Free Online Activities Show me Classroom-ready Lessons Show me Looking for more engaging classroom activities? ‘Gamify’ your lesson with a classroom-ready activity pack. Your kids will be so thrilled, they won’t even realise that they’re learning! Check out the…

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K-5 Science Lessons, Worksheets, and Activities

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Check Out These Science Lessons, Worksheets and Activities All ready for your classroom or homeschool lesson. Science worksheets Show me Science Games Show me Science Resources Show me Science Lessons Show me Looking for more engaging classroom activities? ‘Gamify’ your lesson with a classroom-ready activity pack. Your kids will be so thrilled, they won’t even realise that they’re learning! Check…

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Online Read Alouds

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Check Out These Online Reading Sites to Help Your Students Online Read-Alouds for Your Classroom and Homeschool lessons Looking for more engaging classroom activities? ‘Gamify’ your lesson with a classroom-ready activity pack. Your kids will be so thrilled, they won’t even realise that they’re learning! Check out the activity packs Online Read-Alouds         Here’s another game for…

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Grammar Games,Worksheets, and Lessons

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Try These Grammar Worksheets, Lessons, and Online Games Just what you need for your classroom or homeschool lesson! Printable worksheets Show me Free Online Games Show me Classroom-ready Lessons Show me Looking for more engaging classroom activities? ‘Gamify’ your lesson with a classroom-ready activity pack. Your kids will be so thrilled, they won’t even realise that they’re learning! Check out…

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Closing Activities for High School Students

13 Effective Closing Activities for High School Students

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13 Effective Closing Activities for High School Students Use these tips & hacks at the end of a lesson to ensure your students ‘got it.’ Get Ready to Wrap Up Well! Teaching a lesson is one important aspect of helping your students to learn a concept. Interactive lessons, videos, short exercises and other factors can help students to master a…

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Team Building Activites for Elementary Students

16 Team Building Activities for Elementary Students

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17 Team Building Activites for Elementary Students Let’s Bring Your Classroom Together! Team building is an incredible opportunity to create a positive, engaging, and enriching classroom where everybody feels connected, important, and loved. Tension and confusion can be high at the start of a new school year when everybody is getting to know each other for the first time. This…

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10 Tips For First Time Substitute Teachers

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10 Tips For First Time Substitute Teachers Worried About Your First Day? Any teacher substituting wants to make a good first impression on both the students and staff they encounter. Doing so will make it more likely that you’re asked back for more substitute teaching, and perhaps even a permanent position. To help you not only do well, but also…

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Beginning of the Year Activities For Second Grade

12 Beginning of the Year Activities For Second Grade

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12 Beginning of the Year Activities For Second Grade Let’s Get Things Started Right! Your new second grade class has come to your classroom the first day of school ready and eager to learn. Exciting adventures await you and your students as you all embark on a new school year together. Here are 12 activities that you can do with…

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1st & 2nd Grade Classroom Rules

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1st & 2nd Grade Classroom Rules Let’s Get Down To Business! If you need to establish in-person or virtual classroom rules for second graders, check out these suggestions. Each of these recommendations can help you maintain order and provide children with a better learning experience. Know that these rules are your most popular go-to’s for teachers and teacher assistants. Looking…

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here we have a list of 10 awesome end of school year activities for middle school

12 End of School Year Activities For Middle School Kids

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12 Middle School End of Year Activities Let’s End Things Well! Middle School is seen as a no man’s land for teachers and students alike. From my experience, it doesn’t have to be that way. Middle schoolers aren’t the misbehaved children they are made out to be! While some middle school students are as lost as you can get, most…

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Grammar Games Students will Get Into

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Grammar Games Students Will Get Into Snap your students to attention with these classroom games that make learning fun! Show me the grammar games! It’s Time To Gamify Learning! Want an example? This math worksheet turns the classroom into an epic adventure! Students learn best when they practice. Worksheets are one way of making sure specific skills get targeted. However,…

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Common Core Math Guides

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Common Core Math Guides (Under construction)

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Numberblocks

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Numberblocks Numberblocks Numberblocks – Build concepts of composing, decomposing, adding, subtracting. Unfix Cubes are suggested to go along with this. Can be done with a whiteboard, but the hands on building is important. One – Learn to count to five using the number one. Two – Add and subtract 1 to make number 2 bigger or smaller. Three – Learn…

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Eureka Math/Engage NY Resources

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Eureka Math / Engage NY Resources Just getting started with Eureka Math (Engage NY)? Here are some must have resources to get you and your class started. Embarc – Videos for all lessons K-5, Google slide lessons, parent letters, homework solutions. Zearn – Follows Eureka for each lesson. Reteaches lesson, gives practice. Khan Academy – Great for practice problems. Eureka/Engage…

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Ready to Supercharge Your Classroom?

These printable activities gamify your lesson to thrill students into learning.

Students will solve immersive puzzles, overcome critical-thinking challenges, and pull together as a team.

Each worksheet is designed to maximise fun, develop key skills, and do all the hard prep-work for you.