Life-Cycle Booklet Bonanza!

What do a butterfly, a goose, a frog, and a chicken all have in common? Each one starts out as an egg! You knew that, didn’t you? Well perhaps this is more newsworthy—did you know you can get your hands on a life-cycle booklet activity for each of these critters at TheMailbox.com? It’s true! In fact,…

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Monthly Deliveries?

For years and years teachers have been asking The Mailbox to deliver teaching ideas every month of the year. And guess what? We are now doing just that! All Gold subscribers receive a fun- and skill-filled digital delivery of grade-appropriate teaching ideas each and every month of the entire year—that’s twelve digital deliveries in all….

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Just Let Them Read!

I took three graduate level reading classes this summer and the underlining theme of all three courses was to give students time to read and talk about reading.  We have overwhelmed students with busywork:  reading worksheets, reading quizzes and reading test, all of which take away valuable reading time.  I am blocking out time just…

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Make An Editor’s Day!

Are your ears burning? If they’re not, they should be! You know how the saying goes; if your ears burn someone is talkin’ about ya. And I’m here to report that you are being talked about in a really, really great way! You see the editors here at The Mailbox know you have the very…

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The Mailbox in Your Mailbox

I’m guessing not all of my blog buddies subscribe to The Mailbox magazine though I think you should. 🙂For those of you who either have your own subscription or have access to the magazine through your school, I’d love to know which edition you subscribe to—Preschool, Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grades 2–3, or Intermediate— and what…

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