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learning to spell contractions: sneaky games and play
February 22, 2012 3 comments

learning to spell contractions: sneaky games and play

We were so thankful for the gorgeous three-day weekend to ...

best of teach mama countdown: #2 — spelling words
January 12, 2012 2 comments

best of teach mama countdown: #2 — spelling words

Yay! We’re getting down to the wire with this teach ...

best of teach mama countdown: #9 -- building words, names
January 4, 2012 No Comment

best of teach mama countdown: #9 — building words, names

This post, which rolls in at #9, continues to surprise ...

new for us friday: LeapFrog Story Time Pad (& giveaway!)
November 11, 2011 61 comments

new for us friday: LeapFrog Story Time Pad (& giveaway!)

This New For Us Friday, I’m totally excited about a ...

window writing: spelling word and letter practice
September 28, 2011 11 comments

window writing: spelling word and letter practice

Who knew that window writing would be so much fun? ...

meeting new teachers: hello, teacher notes!
August 16, 2011 11 comments

meeting new teachers: hello, teacher notes!

Today we spent a few minutes doing one of our ...

making writing fun with a mini-me collage
June 28, 2011 7 comments

making writing fun with a mini-me collage

Today, after lunch and before we went back to the ...

a game for practicing spelling, sight words, or letters: WORDO!
May 26, 2011 17 comments

a game for practicing spelling, sight words, or letters: WORDO!

With the end of the school year quickly approaching, we’re ...

wordfeud, words with friends and word-building with kids
April 23, 2011 8 comments

wordfeud, words with friends and word-building with kids

My game-guy Owen has recently fallen hard for a game ...

getting kids to write: write around the room
January 26, 2011 17 comments

getting kids to write: write around the room

Finding interesting and meaningful activities for Owen and Cora during ...

trace, copy, recall--learn those spelling words!
November 8, 2010 15 comments

trace, copy, recall–learn those spelling words!

Maddy has been so proud of her spelling and word-learning ...