26 Questions to Help Kids Know Themselves Better
Journal prompts to help kids know themselves, gain self-awareness and self-acceptance. Parents and teachers can help children build self-understanding.
My FIRST Monday Made It!
This sixth grade teacher makes a step into the Craft World, by sprucing up the mailbox used for organizing items to be sent home with students
Back to School Fun Art All About Me Soccer Ball Doodle Activity
'A Ball About Me', is a fun, first week back to school, All About Me creative art activity.This soccer ball template invites children to respond to prompts in a personal, imaginative way using doodles, mark making, graffiti style lettering and imagery.16 Instructions/prompts on the ball template in...
Hot Air Balloon Project ... much loved BEST SELLER!
Looking for an adorable little project to compliment the super popular Dr. Seuss book “Oh, The Places You’ll Go?”
Editable Substitute Binder Forms for your sub tub teacher planner PRINT + GOOGLE
This editable sub binder is perfect to have on hand for anytime you need a sub! Just fill out these forms for your substitute binder or substitute folder and all of the information your sub will need about your class will be in one place for your sub to refer to. These ink-friendly editable forms ar...
Kindergarten Lessons & Ideas on Instagram: “I love this bulletin board made by @emilythirdandgoal . All students need some inspiration throughout the day. "Be somebody who makes…”
I love this bulletin board made by @emilythirdandgoal . All students need some inspiration throughout the day. "Be somebody who makes everybody feel like a somebody!" -Kid President #earlycorelearning
Fidget Spinner Activities and STEM Challenge
Which fidget spinners spin the longest? Use this complete STEM Challenge to investigate fidget spinners in the classroom.
40 Weird Questions to Ask Your Students to Help You Get to Know them Better - Fun, Fresh Ideas
The first few weeks of school are all about getting to know our students. We have them fill out worksheets telling us about their favorite foods or songs, we ask them if they have access to the Internet at home, and sometimes we have them tell us about their summer vacations. But… is it enough? ... Read More about 40 Weird Questions to Ask Your Students to Help You Get to Know them Better
Teaching Writing: the 4-1-1 (video post!)
So, you have to teach writing, huh? Or maybe you already teach writing and you're looking for some fresh insight? Well, ladies and gentlemen, this is the blog post for you! I've compiled a video post all about how I teach writing in my middle school classroom. This video was a beast, but it's finally finished! I've had so many emails and questions about how I teach writing, that I thought I'd compile it all into a video. It's loooong, but I had so much to say! I'd love to hear your thoughts…
Teaching With Terhune
To keep the anchor charts that I have been teaching out on display I have added a space in the back of my classroom to display them. I have hot glued clothes pins to the wall so I can easily clip them up and change them out to keep them on display. Since I have started to make more and more anchor charts I had to think of a way to store them. I have used hooks and hangers to hang them up. I also printed out labels to easily find the charts I am looking for.