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10 Steps to a Paperless Classroom Library System

Our Classroom Library system is paperless! My students and I are enjoying this system with ease! There are a variety of ways to create a paperless classroom library, the system I decided to implement was using a QR Code and a Google Form. The benefits are: No paper copies per student housed in a binder or something similar. Students NEVER forget to check-in or check-out a book since they LOVE scanning the QR Code. I have an INSTANT and NEAT…

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The Best Teacher Ideas

The Best Teacher Ideas for your Classroom! Not only are these ideas simple to create, they are also cost-effective and improve your classroom management procedures and routines. I created these items for my own 5th Grade ELA classroom in no time and with little cost, which made me very happy considering the powerful outcome they have had. Try out these Teacher Ideas to simplify routines and procedures in your classroom! Make sure to Pin the images below to save these…

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1:1 Digital Paperless Elementary Classroom – Criteria for “Technology Assistant”

Welcome back to the blog series! To re-cap, the first blog post discussed “The Beginning” of your technology journey and things to think ahead for. The second blog post discussed “Caring for Technology” as another topic you need to prepare for. If you missed either of those posts, click below to read! Today, I will be discussing how to choose your “Technology Assistants” and why this is important. Everything really depends on the types of devices you have, how many…

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1:1 Digital Paperless Elementary Classroom – Caring for Technology

Welcome back to the blog series! Today’s topic is Caring for Technology! Depending on the types and amounts of devices you will be responsible for in your classroom you need to have a plan to keep them clean, updated, charged and more! This is no different than establishing your typical classroom rituals and routines at the beginning of the school year. It’s exactly the same thing, just for expensive devices. Cleaning Devices: This is something that I’m passionate about because…

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Host a Book Tasting!

Let me just start with this, if you haven’t held a book tasting for your students then you need to plan one now! This event was simple to plan and had great payoffs! My students were so excited and engaged, it was an event that made my teacher heart burst! There are so many reasons to have a book tasting and so many purposes. My #1 reason to have a book tasting is to share the love of reading. There…

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