I love March, not just because it’s a short month AND we are on Spring Vacation the last week, but I’m loving it because this is a great time of the year because everything starts to “click” and kiddos are showing amazing progress. This year school year has been a challenge with implementing Common Core […]
A little photo prop I worked on for the first day of school
Here’s a sneak-peek, full post to follow once I catch my flight! I’m going to use it as a #1 to represent first grade (hoping I get a full-time position teaching first) You can see a sneak-peek video clip here!
Tic-Tac-Toe, 3 in a Row!!!
Here’s a fun take on a game we all love. All you need is a mini-white board and dry erase markers. You can use this game for math facts, spelling, vocabulary…anything!!! To help one of my kiddos with her spelling words, we looked at the words she misspelled on her pre-test. I wrote them the […]
Differentiating Reading Instruction…where to begin?
I remember when I first began teaching, I was overwhelmed with all of the learning styles, abilities, and outside influences that affected my students and their success. After a few years, advice from veteran teachers and administrators, hours of PLC meetings, 300+ hours of training and workshops, I feel like I’ve finally got it down. […]