Category Archive: classroom signage

Finding Accessible Fonts for Classroom Use

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Fonts that look whimsical and childlike may place a stumbling block in front of students with language-based learning disabilities, such as Dyslexia. Get tips from four industry professionals who will help you find an accessible font without sacrificing personality.

Creating Classroom Environments: Starting the Year with Empty Walls

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5 Ways to Resist the Urge to Cutify Your Classroom

Interactive Charts

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Taking Kristi Mraz‘s chart-making course at the July Writing Institute was so helpful to me.  Kristi really got me thinking about having a take away item (made with a post-it note) that you… Continue reading

Say, Sketch, and Write

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One of the many charts I made, with the help of some wonderful Kindergarten teachers, while I was taking Kristi Mraz’s chart-making class at the July Writing Institute was a scaffold to get… Continue reading

Simple Shapes Convey Meaning

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I have a confession to make: I’m a wanna-be artist.  I have a deep appreciation for art and for people who can draw the human form.  Until last month, I couldn’t even draw… Continue reading

Professional Talk: The Walls of Your Classroom

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Each week I receive, The Big Fresh, an e-newsletter from Choice Literacy.  This week’s feature is entitled “There’s Room for Me Here.” As I began reading through the article, it resonated with the… Continue reading

Color Coordinated Charts

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This week the Reading Charts are in beige and the Writing Charts are in blues and greens. Originally uploaded by teachergal I must be watching too much HGTV lately because I’ve started to… Continue reading

Reminder Sign

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New Sign by the Door Originally uploaded by teachergal I was on Etsy about two weeks ago and came across a customizable sign from K is for Calligraphy that would prevent me from… Continue reading