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Very Merry Classroom Ideas for December

Well, Thanksgiving break was a great time for relaxing and visiting with family and friends. But … Now we have to go back to school?  What on Earth will we do with these excited children while they count the days until their holiday break?  Here are some ideas to help you make the days/weeks leading up to the holiday break…

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Figuring Out Elapsed Time

Do your students have trouble with elapsed time? It can be a tricky skill, but I have learned a few things that help my students to be successful!   1.) Read the problem once and then discuss or think about the story. Is it in order? What does the story tell you? 2.) Read the story a second time and…

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