February brings us lots of reasons to celebrate: it’s Black History Month, Valentine’s Day is around the corner, and we’re only a month or so away from Spring! In my classroom, February is all about Friendship! On today’s blog, I want to share my favorite tips for celebrating friendship in
With the holiday season on its way, and with the wild year that has been 2020 coming to a close, there is no better time than now to practice gratitude. I know we have moved mountains this year by adapting our curriculum and teaching during a pandemic. Many of us
After months of non-traditional learning, our students may not be too keen on getting back to lessons. With a bit of effort and creativity, though, we can craft lessons our students will love. The trick is to find a good balance between what will keep students interested while remaining educational.
Its’ that time again… We’re getting ready to go back to our classrooms after our well-deserved summer break. Walking into our rooms for the first time in months is quite overwhelming, isn’t it? Furniture has been pushed one corner of the room, shelves are covered, all our *stuff* is in
I’d like to tell you that I appreciate you.I appreciate the long hours that you spend preparing the best lessons for your young learners.I appreciate the special attention that you give each and every one of your students.I appreciate how dedicated you are to providing the best learning experiences for
Hey there, Are you teaching about growth mindset in your classroom? If you are, I have a treat for you today! This interactive game is very easy to use. Simply download it on your laptop, computer, iPad, or tablet, and you’re ready to go! The PDF format allows you to
One of my teaching goals this year was to improve my writer’s workshop. Every year, I feel like I need to work harder at getting my students to write GOOD narratives. I started this school year with this huge goal for myself and I think things are working out pretty