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Dr. Mae Jemison

Black Pioneers You Should Know: Dr. Mae Jemison

Mae Jemison seems to be one of those kind of cool people that you wish you could’ve met when you were younger. She is inspirational to me now as an adult, and I think as I child learning about her and her achievements may have led me down a different path, one which I thought was unattainable.

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Easy Father's Day Craft

Easy Father’s Day Craft

I always feel that dads and other important males in our students lives get a little bit left out of the parenting celebration. In my school district school is out roughly two weeks before Father’s Day, and it ended up being forgotten in the hustle and bustle of field day and parties for many years. But then I realized that this craft was the perfect activity for the last days of school when you are scratching your head to find engaging assignments for your students.

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Chicka Chicka Boom Boom

Kindergarten Name Activities

Looking for inspiration for a first week of school craft that involves practicing cutting skills, name recognition and coloring and goes along with the BEST first week of school book, then look no further! This coconut tree is editable and personalized to make the first craft your students create in school one they are sure to keep forever!

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Staying in touch with families and students through FB groups

Staying in Touch with Families

Looking for ways to stay in touch with your students? Now that schools are all distance learning with students, I thought it would be nice to look at using Facebook groups as a way of staying in touch with your students and their families. Click to learn more!

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Fairy Tale Sequencing

Looking for different ways for students to retell favorite fairy tales? These retell crowns and character hats give students the opportunity to retell the story to adults. Click to learn more!

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Name Rainbows!

Adorable rainbow craft with name practice that is EDITABLE and can be personalized for each student! Click to learn more!

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Searching for work to send home with your students due to school closings? Learn about this four tier approach to home learning to make things easier on your students, parents and yourself. Includes free challenge and worksheets - share with co-workers!

School Closing? Read On…

If you find out your school is closing on Monday for two weeks, and you need to come up with work for your students, you’re probably going to panic. Here are some things that I hope will help you out, particularly if you are a first grade teacher. Everything on this page is FREE – there are no links to paid items.

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