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The best tool for art projects I have ever seen

I love crafts and incorporating them into my lessons with students. But, I’ll be honest - I hate the mess. So working with paint was almost never an option for me – ever.

Then came Kwik Stix. Have you heard of them? They’re an ingenious invention from some friends I’m sure you already know well, The Pencil Grip, Inc.  

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The One Flexible Necklace You Need as a Teacher

The One Flexible Necklace You Need as a Teacher | Stay cute and safe with these fun, flexible necklaces from The Jones Market. Part of my Teacher Appreciation Week Series on My Favorite Things. Win some of my favorite teacher things including teaching resources for your classroom. | everythingjustso.org

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The Amazing Jewelry Maker You Need to Know

The Amazing Jewelry Designer You Need to Know | Fight human trafficking while shopping for funky, unique jewelry from Fancy Freedom Designs. Part of my Teacher Appreciation Week Series on My Favorite Things. Win some of my favorite teacher things including teaching resources for your classroom. | everythingjustso.org

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My Favorite Affordable Designer for Teacherpreneuers

My Favorite Affordable Designer for Teacherpreneuers | Meet Alexis of Laugh Eat Learn. She helps teacherpreneuers design their storefronts, blogs, and websites. Part of my Teacher Appreciation Week Series on My Favorite Things. Win some of my favorite teacher things including teaching resources for your classroom. | everythingjustso.org

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The Best Source for Free Teacher Fonts

The Best Source for Free Teacher Fonts | Looking for cute, free fonts to use on the teaching resources you create for your students? Look no further than KG Fonts! Part of my Teacher Appreciation Week Series on My Favorite Things. Win some of my favorite teacher things including teaching resources for your classroom. | everythingjustso.org

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My Go To Resource for the Best RtI Resources

My Go To Resource for the Best RtI Resources | Meet my go-to person for quality, research based RtI resources: Jen Jones of Hello Literacy. Part of my Teacher Appreciation Week Series on My Favorite Things. Win some of my favorite teacher things including teaching resources for your classroom.  | everythingjustso.org

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The Biggest Little Museum You Absolutely Must Visit

The Biggest Little Museum You Absolutely Must Visit | Do you love children’s books? Do you love artwork from children’s literature? Then this is the spot for you! Discover rare pieces of art, listen to popular authors and illustrators, and attend meaningful professional development. This treasure is simply a must-see for educators, artists, and anyone who loves children’s literature. | everythingjustso.org

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Five Resources that will Make You a Children's Book Guru

Five Resources that will Make You a Children's Book Guru | Improve your ability to match your students with books they love simply by expanding your knowledge of children’s books. Staying current on what’s new in children’s literature can be overwhelming with the vast number of books published every year. These five resources will keep you current and help you make book recommendations like a pro. | everythingjustso.org

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9 Unique Ways to use Digital Scrapbooks in the Classroom

9 Unique Ways to use Digital Scrapbooks in the Classroom | Nine simple unique ways to use digital scrapbooks at the beginning, middle, and end of the school year.  Perfect for both student and adult visual learners. Use digital scrapbooks to teach procedures, assist substitutes, wrap-up units, give as gifts, and so much more. | everythingjustso.org

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How to Get More for Less on Teachers Pay Teachers

How to Get More for Less on Teachers Pay Teachers | Do you purchase resources for your classroom on Teachers Pay Teachers? TpT is one of the best sites around for finding teaching resources. But do you know how to get the most for your money on TpT? Let me teach you to get the absolute most for your money on Teachers Pay Teachers. | everythingjustso.org

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Character Education: Free Resources for Improving Your Classroom Environment

Character Education: Free Resources for Improving Your Classroom Environment | Now more than ever, our students are in desperate need of lessons about character. Students need a better understanding of themselves as people, how to respect others who are different, how to advocate for oneself and others, and simply what it means to be a positive member of a community. To help you get started, here are five of my go-to sites for quality character education materials on social justice, social emotional learning, education equity, and more. | everythingjustso.org

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Book Whispering Plus the Best Tips for Stocking Your Library

Book Whispering Plus the Best Tips for Stocking Your Library | After years of practice, and one impactful workshop, I share how my ideas on in-class reading and homework reading logs have changed. Plus read about my very best tips for stocking your classroom library for little to no cost. | everythingjustso.org

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