What a Zoo!

Hats off to teachers…it’s time for Mid-Week Focus to feature another kid-pleaser…the zoo! Don’t have a zoo nearby? No worries. Jump online and you can visit world-famous zoos from Argentina to Zambia. Families that enjoy sports as well as special animals

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The Magic Hat – Mid-Week Focus – Tech Tricks

Hats off to teachers…it’s time for Mid – Week Focus! Mid – Week Focus is all about quick and easy (most of the time – once in while, we have to study strategies, like the Tech Wizard suggests that we do

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Barbara Cleary has been serving as a resource to hundreds of educators for more than 25 years. An award-winning writer, producer, teacher, and trainer, Barbara’s focus is on offering easy, fun tools and tricks that support K-5 curricula and assist teachers with classroom management.
Quick tips for common classroom conundrums: K-5
Situation: Students are having trouble writing connecting sentences between the beginning, middle and end of a story.

Solution: Show toy airplanes, pretending to make them "take off" across notebook paper. Explain to the class that stories, like airplanes, require clear "flight paths."

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