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SEASONAL IDEAS AND ACTIVITIES FOR ELEMENTARY TEACHERS

GINGERBREAD: A MOTIVATING TEACHING OPPORTUNITY

I’m getting ready to launch perhaps favorite unit of the year…GINGERBREAD!!  Students are so excited about the holidays at this time of year. I needed a way to use that excitement as motivation to fuel great learning, but it’s important to be sensitive to the fact that not all students

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IDEAS for FALL BULLETIN BOARDS

 Enjoy the tour. OWLS {blog post andproduct link} THE LORAX {blog post and product link} This is a fun project to do when studying “wants & needs,” Dr. Seuss, Earth Day, or character traits. HAUNTED HOUSE FOR SALE {blog post and product link} SPIDER RESEARCH {blog post and product link} PENGUIN research

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10 Teacher Open House Ideas for 2022

At my school, we host two open houses each year. The first is right when school starts and it’s a chance for teachers to share curriculum and classroom expectations with the parents. The second is in the spring and is a showcase of student work. Read below for some teacher open house ideas

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Take a Peek at My Week…in Review

What a busy week it’s been. I’m thrilled with how quickly the kiddos are internalizing our procedures and routines, but since tomorrow is only Day 9 we’re still introducing, modeling, and practicing those daily. My class is super high-energy and very creative. My goal for this year was to add

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Winter Opinion Writing FREEBIE!

Grab this freebie and engage your students in a fun seasonal activity. It’s a great way to practice opinion writing.