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learning during read-alouds: making predictions
August 8, 2011 5 comments

learning during read-alouds: making predictions

When my family visited our local butterfly garden a few ...

playing with money: counting, wrapping, estimating coins
July 5, 2011 14 comments

playing with money: counting, wrapping, estimating coins

This week our Smart Summer Challenge theme is Government–and what ...

how to have some fun with leftover candy canes
January 12, 2011 8 comments

how to have some fun with leftover candy canes

Each year, we end up with tons of leftover candy ...

telling stories with norman rockwell paintings
August 13, 2010 2 comments

telling stories with norman rockwell paintings

I have always been intrigued by Norman Rockwell’s artwork. When ...

a scared and lonely bear: predicting
January 7, 2010 1 comment

a scared and lonely bear: predicting

Predicting is one of the easiest comprehension strategies to use ...