Mandy Robek

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Mandy Robek has been teaching for over 20 years. She has taught kindergarten, first, second, and third grade, and currently teaches third grade, where she finds guiding readers and writers fascinating. Mandy has degrees from the State University of New York College at Buffalo and The Ohio State University. You can follow Mandy at her blog Enjoy and Embrace Learning, on Twitter @mandyrobek, and on Instagram @mandyrobek_edu.

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Fostering Math Identities with Picture Books

Mandy Robek uses picture books to help her students build their identities as mathematicians. Mandy shares the process and a book list.

Connect with a Larger Community!

We live in a world where connecting seems easy with social media, and at the same time it can feel impossible and overwhelming. Mandy Robek offers nine ways to begin connecting with a larger community.

Poetry Surprises

Mandy Robek delights in the surprises that emerge as her students read, write, and share poetry.

Using Mathematics to Connect Home and School

Mandy Robek shares procedures for participation in Family Math. Family Math is a lens into the learning during the week and promotes math literacy at home.

October 7, 2022: Persistence and Progression to Grow Readers

This week’s newsletter is about persistence and progression to grow readers.

Picture Books with Recipes to Foster Math Engagement

Mandy Robek shares a delicious list of picture books with recipes to connect reading and math engagement.

Knowing Genres

Mandy Robek reflects on the importance of knowing genres and empowering students to be part of the organization process of the classroom library.

Creating a Classroom Emotional Intelligence Charter

Mandy Robek outlines the process for creating a class Emotional Intelligence Charter. She includes a booklist to help students expand their  vocabulary of different emotions.

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