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Rockin This Teacher Thing Episode 6

Safely Share YouTube Videos- Lists of Tools and How-Tos In Episode 6, of Rockin’ This Teacher Thing…  Sharing YouTube Videos can be unsafe. There are so many opportunities for your students to view inappropriate content and you don’t want to be the one who provides that kind of experience.  But what do we do? YouTube is an amazing resource.   SOLUTION!!! Today we look at 4 options for providing safe ways for students to engage with

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Rockin This Teacher Thing Episode 5

Easily Create Videos For Primary Students In Episode 5, of Rockin’ This Teacher Thing… Making instructional videos for your students is easier than you think.  These 6 tips introduce you to making videos for your students that they will want to watch again and again.  Make sure to download the free “Instructional Video Cheatsheet- Easily Create Videos For Primary Students” PDF. Leave A Review If you’d like to leave a review use the links below. 

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Rockin This Teacher Thing Episode 4

Differentiation and Early Finisher activities can go hand in hand. Find out how Nicole Anthony integrates these easy systems into her first-grade classroom.  Also, need help finding grade appropriate and leveled books for your classroom? Today we explore a website that takes the guesswork out of finding great books. Lastly, St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner.  Grab this freebie art project and fill your classrooms and hallways with these 24 inch green guys.

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Rockin This Teacher Thing Episode 3

In Episode 3, of Rockin’ This Teacher Thing… 10 Easy Ways to Build Teacher Self-Care Into the School Day How do you keep your teacher mind happy? Teacher exhaustion is real but, is putting teacher self-care on the to-do list the answer? Here’s 10 easy ways to build teacher self-care into your teacher workday so that you don't have one more thing on the to-do list.  In this episode, we discussed (time stamped): 10 Easy

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Rockin' This Teacher Thing Episode 2

In Episode 2, of Rockin’ This Teacher Thing… #002  First-grade teacher McKenzie Reyant,  joins us to talk about math instruction in her classroom. Then we'll look at how Formative Assessment can be easy, fast, and informative in the kindergarten and first-grade classrooms.  In this episode, we discussed (time stamped): Intro (:05) Interview W/McKenzie Reyant (:48) Why Teach Math This Way? (2:31) Game Types To Use (6:34) Formative Assessment Intro (10:45) Quick Formative Assessment (11:56) Formative

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Welcome To Rockin' This Teacher Thing Episode 1

In Episode 1, of Rockin’ This Teacher Thing… We are going to take a look at freshening up our classroom attention getters as well as making them do double duty by using them as a teaching tool. You'll get some ideas to get you started and a free printable to help you build your attention getting arsenal.   We will talk briefly about this podcast, Rockin’ This Teacher Thing, and what to expect in the future. 

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