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I'm Toluca!

I’m on a mission to ignite a passion for literacy and empower students to become confident and skilled learners through practical teaching materials that are both teacher and student-friendly. I strive to foster a love of literacy by providing no-prep, engaging ELA resources that address the essential skills of spelling, phonics, reading comprehension, and writing. I believe that learning should be accessible and enjoyable, and I am committed to making that a reality for elementary students. My goal is to support teachers in guiding students on their literacy journey and to help instill a lifelong love of reading, 

…one word at a time!

Hi! I’m Toluca from Markers and Minions, where I help teachers feel more effective and confident with high-quality resources and an awesome teacher community!

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My district adopted Benchmark in 2015 and since then, I’ve come up with systems and tips to streamline planning and make the program more fun and accessible for students. My course includes everything you need to:

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