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There are two times of the year that I would find myself sitting and reflecting on my classroom atmosphere more than any other time — the beginning of the year and the end of the year. Year after year, a goal of mine was to do more celebrating of character in my classroom. At the end of the day, I knew that sending my students out as little people who display quality character was…

Have you ever tried student-led reading groups in your classroom? Have you ever felt like your students were not putting forth their best effort? Using student-led reading groups can be motivating for your students but extremely hard for you to monitor all of the groups at the same time. By holding your students accountable with these quick group check sheets, you can finally make student-led groups work in your classroom…

The end of the school year is a time to do some of the things we haven’t had time to do during the rest of the busy year! Testing is over, and you have just a little bit longer with your group of students until the summer. Here are some tips to make the BEST of that last bit of time you have with your students and make some great memories…