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OT tips to help improve student academic performance

Get Help With Pencil Grip, Muscle Strength, Midline Cross-Over, Left Handed Students and More With OT, Angie Holmes In Episode 23, of Rockin’ This Teacher Thing… Ready for some easy to implement tools to help ALL of your students? Occupational Therapist, Angie Holmes, joins us today to give us useful tips on how to strengthen students' core, cross the midline, improve muscle control, improve focus, and give every student ways to improve their academic performance.

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Early Finisher Problems? Tips and How-Tos For Your K-1 Classroom

Setting Up Early Finisher Activities in a Social Distancing and Distance Learning Classroom In Episode 22, of Rockin’ This Teacher Thing…  Early Finisher Activities are a part of every K-1 classroom but with the new requirements brought by social distancing, and distance learning, using early finisher activities from the past might not be usable.  Today we will talk about how to structure early finisher activities so that your little ankle biters will be busy learning

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New Quick and Easy Greeting and Line Up Songs And Chants For Positive Classroom Management

New – Quick and Easy Greeting and Line Up Songs Chants For Positive Classroom Management In Episode 21, of Rockin’ This Teacher Thing… Classroom management and transitions are more fun with these easy to learn greeting and line up songs and chants. These kindergarten and first grade songs and chants are easy to learn and use in your classroom. After 2 or 3 uses they will be cemented into your routine.   Don’t forget to get

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Get Sub Tub and Distance Learning Resource Ready

Get Sub Tub and Distance Learning Resource Ready In Episode 20, of Rockin’ This Teacher Thing… Let’s get some free resources into your sub tub. Or maybe you will use them for distance learning. Today you will get 3 sub tub friendly resources. If you haven’t heard of the book The Blueberry Pancake Problem today is your lucky day. This is a picture book is perfect for a sub tub, and comes with a ton

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Do You Know About Flip Signs And Other Tools For The Virtual Classroom?

Flip Signs and Other Tools For Your Virtual Classroom In Episode 19, of Rockin’ This Teacher Thing… Today’s episode is about flip signs and other tools you need for your virtual or distance learning classroom. It’s all about you getting equipped with a few simple tools so that you end your online sessions with a smile on your face.  So without delay let’s start Rockin This Teacher Thing. Here we go. Listen Here Episode 19

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What Is An SPL?

What's An SLP? In Episode 18, of Rockin’ This Teacher Thing…  Today we talk with Speech Language Pathologist extraordinaire, Angie Dailey. Angie shares her insights as a Speech and Language Pathologist.  She gives us information about what SLPs can do to help your students, gives us some speech and language milestones, as well as some practical tips to help all students in the area of better language skills.  I’m excited for you to meet Angie.

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