There are topics, concepts, and strategies that are difficult for me to teach, but with a little review and finding some best practices, we know that we can get through to our kids. But, then there are those topics that there is no playbook for. Those that we have a hard time teaching, because we don’t know how our specific… Read More
Back to School Flipbook Activity!
This “All About Me, Back to School” flipbook is perfect for the first few days of school. It allows you to get to know your students, your students to find out a bit about you and students to meet their classmates! This 7 page flipbook is engaging, fun, and a a great way to start the year! Included in the… Read More
End the School Year with a BANG!!
The end of the year is always a complete whirlwind! At my school, we have field day, field trips, we have a class picnic, awards ceremonies, and on top of that, we are making videos, student gifts, and REPORT CARDS!!! And, in the time it just took me to type this, I just thought of about 1,000,000,000 other things I… Read More
Teaching About Brazilian Culture AND the 2016 Summer Olympics
My kids have been obsessed with the summer Olympics lately, so I thought, hey why not teach about Brazilian culture in social studies for the rest of the school year? There are so many great things to teach about, especially with the Amazon Rain forest at the heart of Brazil. Check out some of the ideas below!! Of course, we will be… Read More