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6 Easy Gingerbread Activities for Upper Elementary Students

6 Easy Gingerbread Activities for Upper Elementary Students

The weeks before a holiday break can be the most fun - and the most stressful - for a teacher.  Your students are ansty and ready for a break. And honestly, so are you!  But you know you still have to keep some sort of order in your class until that last bell rings. ...

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5 Tips For Using Whole Group Instruction Effectively

5 Tips For Using Whole Group Instruction Effectively

Last week, I discussed how small-group instruction isn’t as efficient as whole-group instruction. Both have a place in your teaching toolbox, but the idea that small-group instruction is always best has not been supported by research. There are many articles on best...

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Why You Should Use Whole Group Instruction

Why You Should Use Whole Group Instruction

I remember when whole-group instruction became verboten in my district. We were told that no one would be considered highly effective if they didn’t use small-group instruction for the majority of the class. I know some teachers swear by small-group instruction, but I...

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