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    NEW Pearl Milling Coupon

    We’ve got a NEW Pearl Mlling coupon!   Harris Teeter (reg price) Pearl Milling Syrup, 24 oz – $4.59 Save $1.00 On any TWO (2) Pearl Milling Company pancake mix or syrup products Final cost is as low as $4.09Pearl Milling Mix – $3.89 Save $1.00 On any TWO (2) Pearl Milling Company pancake mix […] More

  • This Month at DE: August

    This Month at DE: August

    Return confidently to the classroom this year with tons of back-to-school resources and new August content from DE! Level up and review the latest DE updates here, then keep reading for learning resources to use this month and beyond. Cram Jams Grades 2-6 We’re pleased to welcome Cram Jams to our ever-growing library of resources […] More

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    26 Fun Phonics Activities and Games for Early Readers

    1Phonics is one of the five essential components of the science of reading, along with phonemic awareness, fluency, vocabulary, and reading comprehension. Phonics activities help young learners break words into their constituent sounds so they build their literacy skills, bit by bit. Here are some of our favorite ways to teach these key skills. 1. Sing […] More

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    How To Substitute for a Kindergarten Class in 47 Easy Steps!

    This summer marked the 10-year anniversary of the week I substitute-taught for a kindergarten class. At the time, my best friend and roommate was a teacher’s assistant for an older grade at that school. She explained that their sub bailed at the last minute and asked if there was any way I could fill this […] More

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    How To Substitute for a Kindergarten Class in 47 Easy Steps!

    This summer marked the 10-year anniversary of the week I substitute-taught for a kindergarten class. At the time, my best friend and roommate was a teacher’s assistant for an older grade at that school. She explained that their sub bailed at the last minute and asked if there was any way I could fill this […] More

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    25 Elementary Icebreakers To Start the School Year Off Right

    The start of the school year is a terrific time to get to know your students and encourage them time to get to know one another. Here are 25 of our favorite elementary icebreakers to start forming positive relationships and building community in your classroom. 1. The Book of Me Have your students create a […] More

  • These First-Day Teacher Rituals Will Help You Start Strong

    These First-Day Teacher Rituals Will Help You Start Strong

    For most people, the “new year” starts on January 1, a date that marks a chance to start fresh and begin again. For teachers, the “new year” has an entirely different meaning, occurring in late summer and marking the return to school with a new group of students. I’ll confess: The first day of school […] More

  • These First-Day Teacher Rituals Will Help You Start Strong

    These First-Day Teacher Rituals Will Help You Start Strong

    For most people, the “new year” starts on January 1, a date that marks a chance to start fresh and begin again. For teachers, the “new year” has an entirely different meaning, occurring in late summer and marking the return to school with a new group of students. I’ll confess: The first day of school […] More

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    28 Math Card Games That Are Educational and Fun

    Need a way to get students more excited about building math skills? A deck of playing cards might just be the answer. These math card games work for little ones and older kids alike, and they’re all free to learn and play. Draw a few to add to your winning math class hand today! 1. […] More

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    Adobe Creative Activities You Can Rinse and Repeat

    The best teaching advice I ever received? Rinse and repeat activities your students love. The phrase is a reference to common hair-washing instructions and is applied to any action that needs to be replicated many times in order to reach a goal or change a behavior. When we need to learn something, it’s best to […] More

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