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5 Quick & Fun Time Fillers for the Classroom

As teachers, we know that our days are full of unexpected changes, disruptions and obstacles. No matter how much planning we do, it seems inevitable that we have to pivot.  In the words of Marcia Brady “Something suddenly came up.” Your lesson went too long or too short leaving you

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How to Play Zip, Zap, Zop

During the beginning of the pandemic, navigating how to lead class meetings that were fun was my top priority. At that time, I didn’t realize how much teachers everywhere would be looking for solutions for the same thing. As online and hybrid teaching models took over the school year, being

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Keep Your Morning Meeting Motivating

Do you want to implement a morning meeting into your schedule? Are you already using morning meeting but looking for ways to polish the structure and get more benefits out of the that time? Morning meeting is like breakfast–most important part of the day. But, you need to get a

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How to Play Virtual Valentine’s Day Bingo

Valentine’s day, like every other holiday for the last year, will look very different. Our school is allowing a Valentine exchange with a few stipulations– Valentines have to be sent in by a certain date so they can quarantine before being handed out.  No homemade treats (honestly, I think this

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Free Games & Activities for Virtual Class Meetings

Transitioning to online teaching has been a challenge to say the least. And while I’m not teaching content “live”, I am meeting with my students weekly via Zoom. I wanted to make sure I had fun, fresh resources to review skills and continue building our classroom community in engaging ways.

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