Math, reading, writing, science, social studies. How do you fit it all in? And, as I write this, we are living in a global pandemic where so many teachers are not even teaching students every single day in the classroom. I have seen this play out over the last 15 years in education…there are new initiatives and a greater emphasis on ELA and math and social studies/science are shoved to the sidelines. I have seen this SO MANY TIMES.
Looking to have your students write on top of those old PDFs? This explains exactly how to have students fill in PDFs using Google Slides and Classroom.
Anyone struggling with missing pencils? Here is a plan to help your students NEVER LOSE A PENCIL AGAIN! Try this out! Each student gets 4 pencils to keep inside of his/her toothbrush holder. Yes, a toothbrush holder! You know, the kind that you can get at Wal-Mart, The Dollar Store, or Amazon! Place the student’s name on the pencil case and… Read More
Ever been to an escape room with your friends? If you’re anything like me, you probably get a bit anxious, a little excited, but more than anything, you want to solve all the clues and WIN! Now, how about we think about how we can bring something similar into the classroom! I made an Escape Room for my class for… Read More
Since I started teaching eleven years ago, I have always given my kids morning work. Sometimes math, at other times a writing prompt, sometimes a fun little page just to get their brains working in the morning. BUT, the best and most meaningful curriculum tool that I’ve brought into my classroom is the daily math spiral review. A spiral review… Read More