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My Life as a Teacher: Then and Now

Published by Reagan Tunstall

TpT’er Reagan Tunstall looks back on her beginning days of teaching 18 years ago and recounts how so much has remarkably changed (no Internet?? what??) while a few things have surprisingly remained the same.  The Early Days I vividly remember being handed the keys to my very first classroom. It was a portable building outlining the perimeter of […]

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10 Summer Reading Recommendations For Kids

Published by Jodi

We asked teachers to weigh in with summer reading recommendations for learners from PreK through high school. The suggestions were spectacular, and we’ve got 10 to share right here. Thank you for helping children all over the world to love reading. We can barely think of a more precious gift. Reading Recommendations: Summer Slide Be Gone! […]

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10 Summer Science Activities for Little Ones

Published by Jodi

Keep little hands and minds active all summer long with these 10 super exciting science resources. Kids will love getting outside and learning about frogs, bubbles, sunshine, and so much more. Science is spectacular! 1. Sea Turtles Life Cycle & More- Complete Nonfiction Resource- Close Reading Unit (grades PreK-2) “I’ve been having so much fun digging into […]

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TpT Conference 2015: Know Before You Go!

Published by Amy

The countdown is on to TpT Conference 2015: Come Together, Go Further. And it’s nearly here! We’ll add more info to this post, including hotel info and common questions for the conference days. Scroll down for links to handouts. And here’s the OFFICIAL TpT Vegas 2015 Program Guide. HOT OFF THE PRESSES! You’ll get a hard […]

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A Look Back: The Secondary School Year

Published by Jodi

We asked some middle and high school teachers to reflect back on the past school year and talk about their goals for the upcoming year. What was a home run? What could use a little fine-tuning? Here are their insightful responses: In the ELA Classroom… “I cannot emphasize how important it is to have a […]

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