Start Using Literature Circles TODAY! Find out how to easily implement literature circles with grades 3-5. So easy, you can get started today (or tomorrow).
Thinking about starting your own STEAM Club at your school? This is how I went about starting a club from scratch!
Read, write, and be an artist! We have been doing projects in our classroom this year to help students do just that! We read about a specific topic, we answer text-based questions about the topic, we research and find out more information about the topic online using videos and web sites, and we wrap everything […]
Looking to build community, engage students, keep students on track for the day, and show gratitude? Then you are ready to run morning meetings like a boss! Morning meetings have been a total game changer for me this year and I will never look back. I always thoughts that I had to give morning work, […]
Why your students should start playing Prodigy Math Game…NOW! Are you looking for a way to encourage your students to practice and reinforce their math skills? You may want to give Prodigy a try. Prodigy is a math-based game that mimics the gameplay of a RPG, or role playing game, where students engage in “wizard […]
Looking to easily share links with students using Google Tone? This chrome extension can be added to the Chrome browser through the Chrome Web Store. Go to a site that you want to share with students, click on the extension on the top of your browser window, and a tone will play. As long as […]
Want to easily print comments when using Google Docs? There is an extension for that! When you assign students a writing prompt or project in Google Docs, it would be great if you were able to print that document with all of the markups. There are definitely times when this could come in handy, especially for […]
Looking to make your task cards digital with Google Forms? It’s not as difficult as it sounds and only takes a few minutes to set up. As my students have made the digital transformation and we are 1:1 with Chromebooks, I have started to cut down on paper by turning my old materials into digital […]
Click and Grow: The Perfect Classroom Growing System for any classroom and any grade level. Last year, a parent in my classroom wrote a grant and got us a Click and Grow Smart Garden 3, which we used to grow basil…and a lot of it! Student drop in the seed pods, add water, plug in […]
Are you ready for this AWESOME teaching idea? How about using paint swatches to help students deepen understanding? All you need to do is pick up the FREE swatches at a local Home Depot or home improvement store. Let me explain! Give students one of the paint swatch sheets (see below for topics included). Students […]