A “Dino-Mite” First Friday Giveaway!

This month’s First Friday Giveaway is definitely something to ROAR about! It started with a pack of 18 colorful Expo dry erase markers. Then I went looking for a couple of fun books for back to school. Two dinosaur books would do nicely. Then I found an adorable plush T-Rex—and well, you know what happened…

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Traditional or Flexible?

Which type of student seating is better—traditional or flexible? The way I see it, there’s nothing wrong with traditional seating. For years students have learned well when sitting in desks and chairs. On the flip side, there are certainly plenty of children who could learn better if they were in more comfortable seating. You want…

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Recess—Yay or Nay?

Here’s hoping your students will have recess this year. Maybe even recesses! I think brain breaks are a super idea, however should brain breaks replace outdoor recess? My vote is no, they should not. Brain breaks are fun and active, however most are structured. Recess allows for unstructured play time which encourages creativity and fosters…

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