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40 Ways to use Twitter in the Classroom!

30 Ways to use Twitter in your classroom as a parent communication tool! Plus, 10 additional ways to incorporate Twitter in your classroom! Social Media in the classroom is a new hot topic for a variety of reasons. When used for educational purposes, there are endless possibilities! You can use Twitter in the classroom for many reasons. You first need to ask yourself what your purpose would be to integrate Twitter in your classroom: Student collaboration? Publishing to a global…

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Reading Levels Explained for Parents!

Preparing for another year of reading level assessments? Do you always conference with parents about their child’s progress? Then this post is for you! The reading level letters cover all DRA Levels 1-30 along with covering Levels A-Z. To be honest, if a parent does not have an education background or is not using various resources to supplement reading instruction at home then they don’t understand reading levels. So that is why I created this product! The Rationale:  It’s all…

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The Moment of Truth! Communicating with Parents! [Using FACEBOOK!]

Facebook for parent communication? Say what? You mean not to socialize with friends! YES! I blogged about this topic over at my collaborative blog The Elementary Entourage! Be sure to click on the button below to follow this blog! Today I am here as a parent! Pretty interesting, that I feel more compelled to share with you what makes me so happy right now about my daughter’s Pre-K teacher rather than what I do as a Literacy Coach. Sure, I…

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Reading Level Growth Documentation!

Hello Friends~ I’m blogging today over at my collaborative blog Teacher Deals and Dollar Steals. I’ll be there each month on the 25th! Click below to follow me over on my blog. I have a $1.00 deal for you that will last the next 3 days!!! This deal will be $1.00 from Sunday, October 25th – Tuesday, October 27th!!! My $1.00 deal is… Reading Level Growth Data Pack This pack is simple and powerful for teachers to use when tracking…

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School-Wide Initiatives from a Literacy Coach [Book of the Month & Academic Language]

Hello Friends~ I’m blogging over on my Collaborative Blog today, The Primary Pack! I wanted to share this post here on my blog as well. Today I wanted to share with you two School-Wide Initiatives I help lead as a Literacy Coach in my school. Book of the Month   The first focus is something I shared with you all here last school year. It was about starting a Book of the Month program at your school. You can read…

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