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April 30, 2013

Dropbox Love!

Some of you are fortunate to work in schools that provide you with a laptop or some kind of mobile productivity device. Others of you do not have such luxuries. So, outside of using flash drives, emailing documents to yourself, or keeping things…

April 18, 2013

Conferring Tool #2: Evernote!

Welcome back, guest poster Shelby!  Please continue to wow us with your conferring genius: There’s another great option for conferring using a Together Teacher favorite: Evernote. We’ve featured Evernote on our blog a few times and it is…

April 16, 2013

Conferring Tool #1: Confer!

And now, a guest post from our Together Teacher Coordinator, Shelby: When I taught K-2 guided reading and writing, I was constantly looking for a better way to keep track of my conference notes. I tried binders with tabs, clipboards, notebooks……

April 10, 2013

Make the Most of Your Week Lesson #5: Faster and Smarter

Make the Most of Your Week Lesson #5: Faster and Smarter There are many definitions of efficiency out there, but we like this one best: “accomplishment of or ability to accomplish a job with a minimum expenditure of time and…

April 3, 2013

Make the Most of Your Week Lesson #4: Make it Bite-Sized

Unit plan. . . overhaul behavior management system. . . grade “those” papers (insert mind image of toppling stack). . . re-organize classroom library. . .re-vamp family communication system…. Sound familiar? Got a few of these big To-Dos…