Monday, October 16, 2017
There are a few reasons that I always keep Skittles on hand in my classroom. First of all, they are one of my favorite sweet treats. Secon...
Thursday, September 28, 2017
Mastering Multi-Step Word Problems
How many of you cringe at the thought of teaching your students multi-step word problems? (RAISES HAND!) I get it. I know. It's tough...
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Complete Sentences and Beyond!
Even though I teach fourth grade, I still find that, at the beginning of the year, I have many, many students who struggle with writing comp...
Thursday, July 27, 2017
Meet the Teacher Night Made Easy!
It's almost time for Meet the Teacher nights to commence around the country, and it has always been one of my very favorite nights of th...
Sunday, July 16, 2017
No Homework Policy: One Year Later
Last school year was a really big year in my classroom. We started flexible seating (you can read more about that adventure HERE ), we im...
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Teaching Students to Dissect Responding to Reading Prompts
I have a list a mile long of activities and concepts that I want and need to blog about, but I just HAD to take a few minutes today to share...
Monday, March 27, 2017
Going Digital with Student-Led Conferences
Happy spring! I can't believe how quickly this year is flying by. Before we know it, we'll be prepping for the end of the yea...
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