Getting Real with Realistic Fiction Picture Books

Picture books are a wonderful way to introduce young readers to the world of storytelling. They combine engaging visuals with compelling narratives to captivate children’s imaginations and provide valuable lessons about life, love, and the world around us. While there are many genres of picture books to choose from, realistic

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Super Simple Wordle For Your Classroom Phonics Lessons

I don’t know about you, but I am addicted to Wordle. It is part of my night routine. I play Wordle and the Mini Crossword from the New York Times every night. I am honestly getting much better at guessing words lately because I have been teaching Phonics First with

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Pop-it Phonics Games to Play in the Classroom

I have been using Pop-its in my math centers and guided math groups for over a year now, and I love it! So this year, when we moved to Phonics First, I wanted to ensure that I was incorporating the pop-its during my guided reading groups and my phonics stations.

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5 Fun Brain Breaks for the Classroom

Teaching primary grades is a lot of fun! Students love coming to school and learning new things! The traditional style of sitting in their seats and doing work quietly for 7 hours a day isn’t realistic! They need to get up and moving and get wiggles out!  I don’t know

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Hi, I'm Meg!

I have ben teaching in the classroom for over 15 years! I love teaching math and finding new and engaging ways to teach my students.

When I am not teaching you can find me at Target, at a baseball game (GO Nats!), binge watching fun shows, or snuggling with my cats!

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