Did you know that students who fall behind in reading rarely catch up? Studies have shown that a student’s first grade reading level is a good predictor of their reading achievement through high school. As students with poor reading skills fall farther behind, they...
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As students with poor reading skills fall farther behind, they tend to avoid reading, which weakens their skills and compounds the problem.
BalloonPop™ is self-correcting and self-paced. As students play, they are returned to the question to try again after an incorrect answer.
Review is good for students – but only if they are engaged and actively participate. Enter test prep games.
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I found that my students were the most independent and confident in their learning when participating in the right center activities.
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- I believe that students need to be the leaders of the classroom. Even third graders are old enough to be held accountable and to take responsibility for their learning.
- I do not believe that kids were made to sit in seats. They need to get up and move around.
- Differentiated instruction is a must. I use guided reading and guided math groups to meet the individual needs of my students.
- Helping a student to discover their love for reading is a privilege that I never get tired of.
- School should be fun! We party in my class!