20 Ways to Use Polaroids in the Classroom

Why use Polaroids in the classroom? I am a HUGE believer in using visuals when teaching. If you know me, you know that nearly EVERY single teaching resource I have ever created is packed with visuals. Pictures help students grasp difficult concepts with ease while making learning fun! If you have a Polaroid camera you

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Spice Up Book Reviews

 Hi there! It’s Kim here from A Love of Teaching, and I’m super excited to be a guest blogger on Cinnamon’s Classroom today! It’s the perfect week to get in some last minute writing activities. Halloween is coming up next week, and today I have the perfect writing assignment that will “spice” up any

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Greek & Latin Roots

I am so excited to have Michael Rawls as guest blogger today! He shares an engaging way to teach Greek and Latin Roots, (a lesson inspired by Hope King from Elementary Shenanigans). Make sure you read to the end because there are a couple of freebies included! Why teach Greek and Latin roots? For

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How To Create an Interactive 3D Word Wall Display

You know you’re a teacher when you get your best teaching ideas from the most random places. Recently, for me, it was the grocery store! The inspiration: a pack of mini cereal boxes. The idea: a 3-dimensional “RIP DEAD WORDS” word wall display! Talk about spicing up your word wall… AND students’ vocabulary… all at the same time.

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