Birthday calendar board wall hanging with colored clothespins - Hand painted, NO VINYL!
Birthday calendar board wall hanging with colored clothespins - Personalize me! Hand painted, NO VIN
Tissue Paper Border - A Tutorial
Hi everyone, I’m here to show you how I made my tissue paper border for my bulletin board. I posted a picture of it on Instagram last week and I was blown away with all the requests for a tutorial! So, as promised, I'm going to show you how it's done :) I know, I know... This border looks difficult! I guarantee that it will be the easiest thing you have ever done and you will LOVE all the compliments from your students, parents, and colleagues! Here we go... First, you need to choose 3…
Ten Pages You Should Have in Your Substitute Binder
If you are getting ready to put your Substitute Binder together, you might have questions about what information to include in it. I’ve seen substitute binders with too much, and some with not enough. Here are the 10 pages that I think every teacher should have in their binders. Page 1 – Daily Schedule This page should give your substitute an overview of the day. I usually put this information on a table with the starting and ending times on one column and the activity that’s taking place on…
For an adult, the first day of middle school is rather terrifying. You’re sitting down, minding your own business, when you hear a horrid noise and you know that’s the first bell. Sud…
The Pencil Debate: Solutions For Students Not Having a Pencil - 2 Peas and a Dog
This is definitely a heated debate among educators to give or not give students a pencil when they arrive to your class without one. Read 10 different possible solutions to the classroom pencil problem.
Bulletin Board Ideas For Middle & High School English
Author Facebook Profiles: When I first started teaching, I purchased posters with biographical information about famous English authors and proudly displayed them on my back bulletin board. Sadly, no one looked at them. Okay, that’s not entirely true. I had the occasional, “Awesome! This dude’s last name is Bacon” comment, but it didn’t exactly get my students
A Classroom Seating Strategy
Using a heterogeneous seating arrangement that is systematic in approach can help boost test scores. This Kagan technique is explained in this blog.
Grading Policy for Secondary Teachers - It's Not Rocket Science
A lot of us teach in schools where the grading policy is set and there can be no changes to it. This was refreshing for me when I was a first year
Top 7 Teacher Must Haves - %
Over the last four years, I have taught at two different schools, three buildings, and four classrooms. One of the rooms only had ONE bookcase and a rolling cart for storage (the desks didn’t have any storage either!)! I somehow got it to work. With all these changes, I have learned what I need and … Continue reading Top 7 Teacher Must Haves
FREE Printable Greek and Latin Root Tree - Homeschool Giveaways
Facebook Twitter Pinterest Up to 75% of the English language is derived from Latin and Greek roots, so an understanding of these languages aids in an understanding of the English language. This free, printable Greek and Latin Root Tree is a fun way to study words and their roots. Your child will find this especially helpful isRead More
Reading Graffiti Wall: Fostering a Classroom Reading Community - Lessons With Laughter
Fostering a classroom reading community with a student driven Reading Graffiti Wall