Jan 29, 2020
Are you looking for some fun, creative, and teacher-tested ideas for Valentine's Day and Random Acts of Kindness week in your elementary classroom? Check out my top 8 picks from Teachers Pay Teachers that will help you to put the art into language arts!
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Jan 22, 2020
I grew up knowing that I wanted to be a teacher, and after more
than 20 years in this profession, I now understand that although I
eventually left the classroom, that didn't mean that I stopped
being a teacher.
Maybe you're wondering if you are going to be a "lifer" and stay with teaching your entire career, or if...
Jan 15, 2020
If you're an elementary teacher in your first few years of teaching and you're having a hard time staying motivated because it feels really hard, this show is for you. I've been there, I know how hard it is - and better yet, I know what you can do to find relief right away so you can get on with becoming the...
Jan 8, 2020
Have you always been curious about creating vision boards with your students? Vision boards can be amazing tools to help students get super clear about their goals (and big dreams) while also practicing essential writing skills.
To learn the seven steps to create vision boards with your students, sit back with a hot...
Jan 1, 2020
What are "Learning Experiments," you ask?
Well, in my classroom, they were systematic and super-fun, small changes that my students and I made to our learning environment to create the conditions for optimal learning.
In plain English, that meant doing small things like working in different spaces around the classroom...