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Easy End of Year Student Letter Gifts

Easy End of Year Student Letter Gifts

The school year is starting to wind down and although it’s crazy to think that summer is just around the corner… here we are! Today, I’m sharing an easy idea for an end of the year student gift. These simple photo and letter gifts are a perfect memory keeper. The attached letter lets your students know just how special they really are to you. End of Year Letter for Students Seriously, how cute are these student letters? They make a perfect end of the year student gift, too! They are super simple to create too! All you need is this...

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Amazon Canada Deals: Save 34% on T-fal Optiglide Iron + 29% on Pump’n’Slice Chopper & Slicer + 40% on Unscented Pillar Candle Set + More Offers

Amazon Canada Deals: Save 34% on T-fal Optiglide Iron + 29% on Pump’n’Slice Chopper & Slicer + 40% on Unscented Pillar Candle Set + More Offers

Amazon Canada has awesome deals available now! The Amazon Canada deals include: Get T-fal Optiglide Iron, for $24.97, Save 34% off Get Sensodyne deep clean toothpaste for sensitive teeth, for $3.99, Save 43% off Get Deluxe Necklace Fan, for $7.74 Get QuietSet Whole Room Tower Fan, for $79.99, Save 11% off Get SwimWays PAW Patrol Splash Pool, for $41.31, Save 17% off Get Sharpie Coloring Kit, for $15.98, Save 33% off Get Emerson Ceiling Fans, for $87.20, Save 20% off Get Pump’n’Slice Chopper & Slicer, for $24.97, Save 29% off Get Danby Portable Air Conditioner 6000 Btu, for $229.99 Get Dashboard Dash Camera for Cars,...

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Rewriting the Narrative: ESL Teacher’s Role

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Rewriting the Narrative: ESL Teacher’s Role

I started teaching in the winter of 1997. Hired in a wonderful suburban district outside of Houston, Texas. The campus experienced a little growth and needed a teacher mid year, so I was the lucky one hired in December just as I received my college diploma and teaching certification.  My college pre-service classes taught me little about what the classroom experience would truly be like. And with wide-eyes I walked into my first classroom and found myself teaching third graders who had a myriad of needs I was ill prepared for. Some students needed special education support, others dyslexia, and...

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Remember the painted newspaper collage inspired by the book by The Carle Museum? Today's project is based on a project from The Carle's blog

CraftsForKids Paint Plaid Stamping SunCatcher

Remember the painted newspaper collage inspired by the book by The Carle Museum? Today's project is based on a project from The Carle's blog

Their artwork starts with folia paper (affiliate link) and is on a much larger scale than my tissue paper version.  Woven Tissue Paper Suncatcher Materials: tissue paper foam stamps Folk Art acrylic paint scissors large cardboard tube clear tape twine Steps:  Choose 5+ colors of tissue paper and paint that you like together. Stamp patterns onto the tissue paper. If you don't have stamps, use bottle caps, the end of a cardboard tube, or anything else you can find around the house to make a pattern. Or, you can fingerpaint!  I did a tone-on-tone and a different stamp for each...

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42 Classic Science Experiments for Kids

42 Classic Science Experiments for Kids

Thanks to common household ingredients, some ingenuity and our guide, these classic science experiments for kids make any day exciting. And we’ve rated each experiment from one to five sponges so you know the messiness factor ahead of time. Scroll down to see them all! photo: otherwiseeducationg.com Make a Sundial A lesson in: Astronomy Unravel the mysteries of time. Or at least figure out the basics by setting up a sundial outside. Take time each hour to check the sun’s positioning and make note of it so your sidekick can see the bigger picture. Messiness Factor: One sponge   photo: Simply...

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