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3 Fun French Games for Literacy Centres

Let's just talk for a second about teaching and trying to do literacy centres last year (2020-2021… aka, mid-pandemic but trying to pretend that things could be fine in a school with hundreds of people). I’m not sure where you were or what your rules were, but let me just...

How to Use Editable Mats for Alphabet Practice

I have a question for you- have you ever had a student (or more than one) who just could NOT get certain letters (ex. b/d, g/j), despite lots and lots of alphabet practice? I have, many times! And when I first started teaching, I wasn’t really sure how to best...

A Peek at My Grade One Math Block

When I first started teaching math, way back in 2012, to be honest, I didn't know WHAT to do. We "did" math (it had a nice 60 minute block in my day), but now I know that I was not giving my students enough hands-on practice or really teaching math...

Teaching Math with Small Group Instruction

Bonjour - and happy October! Can you believe another September is already in the books? In case you missed it, I posted about small group communication orale a couple weeks ago. In that post, I mentioned another subject I love doing with small groups - math! I don't see all...