I’m happy to team up with Go Noodle to bring you a fun art project that your students will love! We are a complete Go Noodle classroom! We use Go Noodle to transition from journal writing to phonics and our read aloud to math. If I forget our brain break, they most definitely will remind […]
I feel like we just started the new school year, how are we more than half way done? I’m so proud of my kiddos and all they’ve learned this year. At the beginning of the year, they were just babies who were unsure about mental math and writing in complete sentences. Now, they’re blowing me […]
Learn how I manage all of our pull outs and push ins over on my guest post and the Primary Pack. Don’t forget to come back and grab your very own schedule below!
I’m a huge believer in making math fun. Math is not my favorite subject because it never came easy to me. As a teacher, it was the subject I dreaded teaching the most because it was so boring. I’m not a worksheet kinda girl and needed to make math more fun! Can you feel me, […]
I didn’t know how important it was to teach grammar until I taught second grade. Or maybe it wasn’t a focus with my prior reading program, but grammar wasn’t a big thing in my former first grade class. Once I began teaching second grade, I realized I really needed to get my act together because […]
This is my first year using iPads in the classroom and I’m slowly playing around with different apps and testing them out with kiddos. I want my students using apps that are meaningful and I want my kiddos creating, rather than just “playing.” The Reading Specialist in my is always looking for fun ways to […]
I’m so happy to be collaborating with such a talented group of teachers from sunny Southern California. I love my little hometown in the winter time. Tourist season is over so the beaches are empty and I can walk to the beach trail without battling strollers and overenthusiastic runners! I’ve reflected on the year I’ve […]
I remember reading an article in our local newspaper back in college about Thanksgiving that I really connected to. It wasn’t about listing all that you were thankful, it was turning things that aren’t always so great, and turning them into positives. I did this last year so I’m going to keep this tradition going. […]