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Educational Product Reviews

On this page you are going to find reviews of different educational products. Some of these products will be created (but not reviewed) by ELA in Middle School, while other products will be those that have been created by other teacher-authors which either Suzanne or Matthew, or both of us, have used in classrooms!


While many of the reviews are kept right here on our blog, this will not always be the case. Following many of these links will take you to other sites, such as Teachers Pay Teachers, The Wheel Edu, and Amped Up Learning. This is done so that you will be able to see the complete review, and not a "pick and choose" on our part. In addition, we do not accept any kind of payment for our reviews of other Teacher-Author's products.

This review of our BOOM! Cards was done by Enrica Minetti of Matemaths, who used them to help her son with distance learning/homeschooling! Thank you, Enrica!

Debbie Mendoza of Froggy About Teaching has 27 years experience teaching. Here is what she says about our Poetry Boom Cards on her blog.

This posting includes not only strategies, but also a review of TeacherSorce's Book Clubs resource as I discuss Reading and Lit Circles for Reading Interventions.

A big Thank you to Michael De Main of TheWheelEdu and Enrica Minetti of Matemaths for this review of using Boom! Cards for remote/distance learning and home schooling!

How do you teach 4th and 5th graders about terrible tragedies in history? E. A. Hammett of the Educator Helper shows us with "Columbia Space Shuttle Disaster" - Texas History with a World Wide Twist in this product review.

Amped Up Learning is having their first ever $2 Tuesday Sale! #TACOBOUTADEAL!


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