This back to school selfie project is great for the first days back to school. Using Google Classroom and Google Slides, share this project with students. They then take a selfie and use emojis to tell a bit about themselves. Once finished, students can print the project, cut, color, and glue together for a wonderful hallway or bulletin board display.
An EASY Reading Log? It’s here!
Are you looking for an easy reading log? It’s here! For years, I wasn’t totally sure that I should even be using a reading log. It always seemed that the kids who needed to read the most weren’t using the reading log and the kids who read the most in my class were also reading the most outside of school.
Classroom Management, Color-Changing, Remote-Control Puck Lights
I was searching around on Amazon, spending way too much money for a teacher in summer, and came across a super cool product that lit a spark! Classroom Management, color-changing, remote-control puck lights! That’s right PUCK LIGHTS! Check them out here! These lights are awesome and will help out bunches with classroom management. So, here is the low-down on how… Read More
Back to School Escape Room: The Fun Way to Start School
How about a Back-to-School Escape Room? This is a fun way to start the school year while building teamwork with your students. Classroom Escape Rooms are SO. MUCH. FUN, and when we can use it digitally, there is not much to set up! This escape room is perfect to build teamwork, start the discussion about the beginning of the year… Read More
Start the Year with TEAMWORK
If you’re looking to start the year by teaching your kiddos the power of teamwork, Team Jobs will work perfectly in your classroom. For so many years, I had a few classroom jobs and I assigned one student per job. A couple of years ago, I thought to myself that it may be a good idea to have students work… Read More
Read-Alouds for the First Day of School
Every year I struggle to find read-alouds for the first day of school. I’ve used bucket filling books, character ed books, along with books that explain to kiddos that it’s okay to make mistakes, and numerous other titles and themes. But, this year I wanted more than that. I wanted a few books I could read during the first week to… Read More