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Here's a a download to get you going as you start literacy and/or math stations in your K-3 classroom.    Click Here for your free Getting Started With Stations guide.

 
When administrators make expectations for teachers clear, amazing classroom environments are a result. Click Here for a checklist with photos (from that school) of expectations for classroom environment.

 
Try these Literacy Work Stations icons to help you get started with a management board.
Click Here. Or be creative and make your own!

 
Ever wonder how Debbie began consulting and writing?
Click Here
for a blog post that describes her journey.

 
To manage time and noise level in your classroom, try a fun Music Wand like Debbie uses on her videos. Click Here to find out more.

 
You might want to have a "Recording Studio" station for oral reading fluency using an iPad or other recording device. Debbie has a free downloadable "Fluency Rubric" from her book Making the Most of Small Groups.   Get it Here!

 
Have you seen or tried Dry Erase Tape? It has lots of fun uses! Check it out!

 
Debbie created a personal ABC board book for her grandchild, Chloe!
Make one at Pint Size Productions
!

Reading teachers need to read! Here a few books Debbie is currently reading:



 
Streams in the Desert
by L. B. Cowman

 
Cooking for Jeffery
by Ina Garten

 
The Success Principles
by Jack Canfield

 
Contagious: Why Things Catch On
by Jonah Berger

 
Take Me With You
by Catherine Ryan Hyde


 
The Price of Salt
by Patricia Highsmith


 
The Seed
by Jon Gordon


 
Under the Wide and Starry Sky
by Nancy Horan


 
The Cozy Life
by Pia Edberg


 
Integrity: The Courage to Meet the Demands of Reality
by Henry Cloud


Having a life beyond the classroom provides grounding and balance. Give yourself permission to play and expand your learning outside of school. Here are some of the things Debbie is doing and creating to inspire her:

 
Riding the rail trails in PA. TrailLink.com.

 
Making homemade applesauce and soups from produce at the farm stand.
Scholl Orchards.

 
Planning, planting a new garden.


 
Painting E-course
with Kelly Rae Roberts


 
Painting with Annie Sloan Chalk Paints