So what is the whole movement of going digital and how can we use it effectively in our classrooms? This is something I have been contemplating for the last few weeks. I would love to give my students access to engaging lessons, teach them to be responsible and knowledgeable digital citizens, and save time and paper as well! Recently, I wanted to change our boring
St. Patrick’s Day is such a fun time in classrooms, and I love seeing all the projects and activities other teachers do! I just finished up elapsed time, and wanted to use something to push my enrichment kiddos a little farther, but I changed my mind and had my whole class work in groups to complete. I made an elapsed time review in my St.
HAPPY MARCH! St. Patrick’s Day always seems to be so much for for both myself and students. I know they usually get excited for almost every holiday, but this one just seems to have a little something extra special 🙂 We are not actually in school on St. Patrick’s Day because it always falls the week we have Spring Break, but I definitely like to
I can’t even believe we are in the last few days of February and looking ahead to March. I had to specifically plan a weekend of doing NOTHING because life has been so crazy. School, as usual, has been super demanding, but I am really enjoying teaching math and science! I started my year with whole group teach, but have moved into math workshop as
I finally got into my classroom last Friday after training all week, and set goals to get my bulletin boards done and to flip around and arrange my desks and tables (I had to move down the hall after last year… sigh). I was SO excited to put up my brag tag banner and get my bulletin board completed! I finally chose which banner I
I am so excited to share how laughable my day was yesterday and to take the opportunity to turn it into something fun.. a freebie! I’m currently dog sitting at my brothers (three large dogs, two loud cats, 15+ turtles and countless fish). Everything has survived and they return home today. Yay! One of these said dogs is a 90 pound pittie mix who wasn’t
Well… that’s a bitter sweet reality. I am 10 days away from my 2nd year of teaching. I’m going from 3rd grade LA/SS to 3rd grade Math/Sci. I return on August 1st for LOTS of training and professional development, which I am very excited for! I told myself I was going to learn AT LEAST as much this coming year as I did last year,