Read these popular 4th grade books for students ages 9 to 11.

Popular 4th Grade Books

Here is a list of popular 4th-grade books that would be great in any classroom or school library or as a gift for someone you know who is 9 – 10 years old. This blog post contains affiliate links that are of no cost to the reader. If you make

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Partner Quiz Teaching Strategy

The Partner Quiz teaching strategy is an engaging and interactive test prep and review strategy that students enjoy. How Does This Partner Quiz Teaching Strategy Work? Prepare a bunch of notecards. Each one should have one question on the front and its answer on the back. There should be one

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How to Listen to Podcasts in the Classroom

Podcasts can be used in the classroom for a variety of purposes. They are great for practicing listening skills, listening to stories, building a classroom community, and reinforcing academic content, among many others. What is a Podcast? Have you ever heard older family members tell you about listening to shows

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Teacher Time-Saving Tips

  We are all looking for teacher time-saving tips. I have compiled my most favourite ideas in this blog post to help teachers save time so they have more time to spend with the people they love. This blog post contains affiliate links that are of no cost to the

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This article will cover strategies and ideas for finding a new teaching job after a move. Read these helpful tips from 2 Peas and a Dog.

Finding A New Teaching Job After A Move

Finding a new teaching job after a move can be stressful and exhausting. One of the great things about being a teacher is that teaching is not a location-dependent profession. If your spouse’s job moves you cross-country, if family ties are pulling you back to the area you grew up

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Learn how to use word walls in your classroom and help your students improve their learning.

Word Walls Teaching Strategy

Word walls are often forgotten about for middle and high school classrooms. However, they are highly effective in helping students remember their learning. Read below to find out more about this great teaching strategy. How Do Word Walls Work? Make a space in your room that you will dedicate to

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Inclusive Teaching Strategies

It is important that teachers are aware of and use inclusive teaching strategies in their daily lesson plans. Classrooms today are very diverse places. The most common example of student diversity is the academic ability levels of your students. In my district, a full-inclusion model is a standard for classes

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Middle School Hanukkah Lesson Plan

Middle School Hanukkah Lesson

Hanukkah is a very important holiday to those of the Jewish faith, but finding engaging middle school lesson plans about it can be very difficult.  Hanukkah, also sometimes known as the Festival of Lights, includes important elements like the lighting of the menorah, prayers, and gift exchanges, yet many of

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