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Warning Signs Of Struggling Readers

Warning Signs Of Struggling Readers

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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Grammar BalloonPop™ – The Review Game You Need!

Do you struggle with engaging your students in the content you are working on? I can help! Over the past few years, I’ve created a new line of games for your classroom. BalloonPop™ is a fun, no-prep digital review game that you can use in your classroom today....

5th Grade Math Test Prep Bundle

5th Grade Math Test Prep Bundle

Are your students getting tired of preparing for their tests? I know my son sure is. There comes a point in time where students (and teachers. AND parents) are just over talking about and prepping for testing.  We have done review after review, quick drills, practice...

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Warning Signs Of Struggling Readers

Warning Signs Of Struggling Readers

As students with poor reading skills fall farther behind, they tend to avoid reading, which weakens their skills and compounds the problem.

Developing Students’ Note-Taking Skills

Developing Students’ Note-Taking Skills

Studies show taking handwritten notes helps the brain move information into long-term memory. How do we get our students to fully understand the benefits of note-taking?

World History Bundle

World History Bundle

Understanding world history gives students a foundation for understanding today’s societies. So if we know that we should teach world history the next question is, how do we effectively teach this massive subject?

Roundup of B.E.S.T.

Roundup of B.E.S.T.

I wanted to take a minute and give an overview of each standard shift and create a hub for you to have quick access to all of my BEST posts.

Engaging Center Activities

Engaging Center Activities

I found that my students were the most independent and confident in their learning when participating in the right center activities.

Start the Year Intentionally

Start the Year Intentionally

We have to set clear expectations for our students so they know what we expect them to do. This way there is less confusion on their part and frustration on your part.

6th Grade Math BEST Standards

6th Grade Math BEST Standards

What can sixth grade teachers expect from the new Florida BEST Standards for math? How do they compare to the MAFS standards?

5th Grade Math BEST Standards

5th Grade Math BEST Standards

What can fifth grade teachers expect from the new Florida BEST Standards for math? How do they compare to the MAFS standards?

4th Grade Math BEST Standards

4th Grade Math BEST Standards

What can fourth grade teachers expect from the new Florida BEST Standards for math? How do they compare to the MAFS standards?

Hello! I’m Amy Mezni!

  • 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!