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May 13

Crisscross Applesauce and Shut the H*** Up (Book Review)

By TeamTom Education | Teaching

Standardized testing, ridiculous demands on your schedule, poor decisions and mandates that are out of touch with the needs of kids, and an often thankless industry – it’s easy to understand why Colleen Schmit has crafted such a title, Crisscross Applesauce and Shut the Hell Up: 10 Reflective Lessons for New and Seasoned Teachers. If you’re […]

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Feb 07

Making Inferences (Task Card Bundle 2)

By TeamTom Education | Resources

Making Inferences Our second bundle of inferencing task cards includes three more sets that give you about a week of reading practice. The first making inferences task card bundle included author’s purpose, realistic fiction, expository, poetry, persuasive text. This second task card bundle includes: Making Predictions in Fiction & Nonfiction Character Analysis Inferences Informational Text (Expository, […]

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Jan 21

Making Inferences (Task Card Bundle 1)

By TeamTom Education | Resources

Making Inferences Task Cards >> This inferencing task card bundle includes three sets of making inferences task cards. They offer over a week of practice opportunities including author’s purpose, realistic fiction, expository, poetry, persuasive text. Inferencing skills include making predictions, conclusions, and character analysis. What’s In Making Inferences Task Card Bundle? There are three task cards […]

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Nov 05

Text Feature Scavenger Hunt (Informational Text)

By TeamTom Education | Products , Reading , Resources

You’re going to enjoy this new product line – Nonfiction Text Feature Scavenger Hunts! In this post, you will see: How the Scavenger Hunt Increases Learning. When to Use the Scavenger Hunt. What’s in the Text Feature Scavenger Hunt? Here’s a quick overview video, and then we’ll get into the details.   Text Feature Scavenger […]

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Sep 06

Todd Beamer and 9/11 (September 11th Hero Lesson)

By TeamTom Education | Products , Resources , Social Studies

SaveSaveSaveSaveSaveSaveSeptember 11, 2001 was a tragic day in American history. The terror attacks remain a horrific memory for who were alive on 9/11. However, there were many stories of heroism that deserve to be told. Todd Beamer was an American hero on Flight 93 on September 11th. Todd Beamer Lesson Plan BundleThis Todd Beamer lesson plan […]

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Aug 23

Growth Mindset Activities Bundle [Video and Teaching Resources]

By TeamTom Education | Back to School , Resources

We created a Growth Mindset Activities Bundle, so you can help students focus on the most important goal of education: learning. As I shared in a previous post, a growth mindset helps students:focus on learning, not just gradestake control of their effortsunderstand the effort is more important than merely being “smart”talent is developed, you aren’t just “good […]

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Aug 08

The Ultimate Classroom Management Checklist for Back to School

By Matt | Back to School , Strategies , Teaching

This back to school classroom management checklist is designed to help you remember all the caveats of your classroom management! Especially, if you’ve enjoyed your summer break like you should have.  However, if you didn’t get the full dose of rejuvenation from summer break, then you need to leave this article. Spend 2 days trying […]

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Jun 05

NEWS: Spiral Warmups for Word Study

By TeamTom Education | Products , Reading , Resources

We are excited to give to you our newest FREE teaching resource to help engage your students and increase learning! Spiralwarmups.com. It’s word study bundled into 3-6 minutes of no-prep, just turn on and learn warm-ups. The warm-ups are designed to spiral the essential reading and writing skills.   >>Tap Here to Sign Up<<   Daily Word […]

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