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Digital Platforms: Seesaw, ClassDojo, Remind, and Class Tag

You probably knew your future teaching-self would utilize technology in your classroom, but I don’t think anyone could imagine the pandemic of 2020. As I’m …

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7 Seesaw App Tips Nobody Told You About

Learn how to teach your students Seesaw with confidence using a FREE Seesaw Scavenger Hunt!

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Self-Care For Teachers Shouldn’t Add More Stress To Your Life

Oh boy. The topic of self-care importance for teachers gets me going. Show of hands how many times you’ve heard any of the following statements: …

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Teaching Nursery Rhyme Songs To Your Students To Improve Reading In Fluency

It’s always a proud moment when you hear your students begin to improve their fluency in reading passages. When I heard my kiddos begin to …

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5 Fun Ways To Teach The Reading Skill Compare And Contrast

There are many activities you can do to introduce and reinforce the reading comprehension skill of compare and contrast. This reading strategy is fun to …

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How To Easily Organize Independent Reading Groups For Effective Literacy Stations

Hey hey, teacher friends, I’m excited to begin the first of a 5 part series to help you set up and maintain the literacy stations …

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Rachael has over twenty-two years of classroom experience and is the go-to girl for all things digital! She has been lead presenter at the NCTM Council of Mathematics, several Purdue conferences, and has been featured on Kayse Morris’ Teacher TV, and Marissa Rehder’s Teacher Haven Membership. 

Teaching Firsties with Mrs. Hull

Teaching literacy and facilitating literacy stations has been a passion of Rachael's and she wants to help you gain the confidence to use technology in your classroom! Rachael's blog, Teaching Firsties blends literacy and technology with helpful articles for K-2 educators.

Literacy Stations

How To Use A Literacy Stations Planner To Organize Your Small Groups

Hi friends! I’m so excited to share this with you! This is a year in the making, and I’m giving it out to you FOR …

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Literacy Stations

How To Have Literacy Stations With Social Distancing

Oh boy. The amount of questions I have running through my head right now. I think we’re all mourning the prospect of our upcoming school …

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Reading Stations

How To Strengthen Student Reading Responses With A Sticky Note Template

Sticky notes. They’re not just for grocery lists anymore. Did you know you can print on sticky notes? My favorite thing to do is print …

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Poetry Stations

Using Digital Resources For A Poetry Station

If you haven’t caught on, I love my literacy stations. My favorite center is my poetry station. I am a sucker for good children’s poems …

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Reading Stations

5 Fun Ways To Teach The Reading Skill Compare And Contrast

There are many activities you can do to introduce and reinforce the reading comprehension skill of compare and contrast. This reading strategy is fun to …

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Technology

Digital Platforms: Seesaw, ClassDojo, Remind, and Class Tag

You probably knew your future teaching-self would utilize technology in your classroom, but I don’t think anyone could imagine the pandemic of 2020. As I’m …

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