Teaching Works (@teachingworks) posted on Instagram • Sep 9, 2017 at 1:35am UTC
458 Likes, 20 Comments - Teaching Works (@teachingworks) on Instagram: “Adapted from a "struggle time" anchor chart I saw on-line... It was SO time to have this whole-…”
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