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Teacher Appreciation Gift and Giveaway

Happy Teacher Appreciation Week! I’m thankful for teachers like you who are making a difference in children’s lives. In fact, I think  

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Daily Math Problem Solving and the Common Core

Daily problem solving is a highly effective way to help your students master the Common Core mathematical practice standards. Fortunately,  

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Leprechaun Luck Game and the FREE March Math Toolbox!

If you enjoy teaching math (or even if you don’t!), you’ll love the resources in the

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Cooperative Learning and Google Classroom – The Best of Both Worlds

Google Classroom makes it sooo easy to go paperless that you might be tempted to skip cooperative learning activities and replace them  

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A Tribute to Francie, the Heart of Caring Classrooms

When my first DonorsChoose.org project was funded, I felt like  

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February Fun – Free Lessons You’ll Love!

February is packed with fun holidays, making it a great time to integrate seasonal activities into your lessons. This year we celebrate  

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Chinese New Year Traditions: Free Teaching Resources

Celebrating the Chinese New Year is a terrific way to introduce kids to the concept of holidays around the world. Your students  

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Corkboard Connections Blog Now on Teaching Resources

If you were a past follower my Corkboard Connections blog, you might not have known that I also had a website called  

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Fostering a Growth Mindset with Brain Bucks

Teaching kids what it means to have a growth mindset is often easier than helping them replace their fixed mindset thoughts and  

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Awesome Facebook Group for Elementary Educators!

If you’re an upper elementary teacher who loves what you do, consider joining my private Facebook group, the Upper Elementary Teacher Connection. It’s  

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