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Collection by Sara Miles Rutledge • Last updated 3 weeks ago

Sara Miles Rutledge

Spelling Folder with FREE Printables - This Reading Mama

Do you teach learner(s) who need a little extra support with spelling? Then, you’ll LOVE our spelling folder. This spelling folder, made with two folders put together, has changed everything for my 2nd grader. And if you’re a subscriber to my newsletter, you can download all the printables that go with it for FREE! Not ... Read More about Spelling Folder with FREE Printables

Digital: Daily-Check In (Freebie)

This product allows you to check in with students daily. This google form allows you to track student's responses. How to Use this Product:Once you download this google form, you will download a pre-filled link (click the three dots option in the top right corner, get pre-filled link). You can copy ...

How to Create QR Kids

How to Create Audio QR Kids using Seesaw

Best Free Homeschool Curriculum

Is homeschooling free? Yes, it can be! Here's a list of my favorite FREE online curriculum that makes it possible to homeschool without paying anything.

44 Types of Content You Can Use to Promote Your Product, Service, Business, or Self

Are you stuck in a content rut, writing blog posts about the same topics over and over, constantly trying to come up with some kind of unique angle to give your content some color?

How to be a Good Facilitator: Top 10 Qualities of the Best Facilitators [Updated for 2021]

Dread planning meetings that are crucial to your success? We outline the qualities of a good facilitator for a great strategy planning meeting group facilitator

COLOR Brag Bracelets - Classroom Behavior Management

Brag Bracelets are an awesome classroom management tool and have been super popular in my classroom. Students work hard to earn them and are super excited when they receive one! I particularly love the fact that students get to take them home which helps to create a positive teacher/parent communica...

@sparkles.pencils.and.plans on Instagram: “Adorable way to display classroom agreements! . . . #Repost @thebenderbunch with @get_repost ・・・ I 💛💙💚 this SO much!!! Thinking of doing…”

1,771 Likes, 44 Comments - @sparkles.pencils.and.plans on Instagram: “Adorable way to display classroom agreements! . . . #Repost @thebenderbunch with @get_repost ・・・ I…”


Digital Word Cards for Google Classroom™ Google Slides™

Digital Word Cards/Phonics Pack for for Google Classroom™/Slides™ Kindergarten and First Grade teachers, if you're struggling to find appropriate digital

What Are the 4 C's of 21st Century Skills?

Need to teach 21st Century skills in your classroom? Learn why 'the four C's' are the most important ones to focus on and how you can teach them.

TeachThought on Twitter

“A List Of 50+ Teaching Strategies To Jumpstart Your Teacher Brain http://t.co/GLErqkFkGm #edchat #teaching”

Virtual Preschool Circle Time

Free, online virtual preschool videos-- circle time lessons that include stories, songs, games, fingerplays, and fun. Includes related printable activities.

How to Plan a Virtual Meet the Teacher Open House - Young Teacher Love

Learn how do a Virtual Meet the Teacher Open House with ideas, printables, and free digital invitations for students and families.


In my last blog post , I mentioned that Vocabulary Mats are the ONE GO TO SCIENCE VOCABULARY strategy that I CANNOT TEACH WITHOUT. Because I LOVE this vocabulary strategy so much, I wanted to spend a whole blog post sharing more about them and how I implement them in the classroom.