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The Daily Five Framework in Action: How I Set Up My Work on Writing Station

I receive so many questions about how to implement the Daily 5 Framework in the classroom. (The Daily 5 Framework is a wonderful way to structure a literacy block in the classroom created by the Sisters, Joan Moser and Gail Boushay.) I’m a big fan of this approach. As I have developed it over the past seven years I have seen so much more true, differentiated learning happening in my classroom. I want you to see it in action! In…

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Number Sense and Decomposition of Numbers!

Hi Friends… I hope this post finds you all well. I wanted to share a little bit about how we go about digging deep into number sense in our 2nd grade classroom and the beginnings of decomposition of numbers.  Just a side note… I have been teaching second grade for 22 years straight!…I know….right!  It’s a long time in one grade, but I couldn’t imagine teaching another grade level.  Every year I do everything in my power to change things…

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