Setting Up a Classroom During a Pandemic

By |October 3rd, 2020|Categories: Back to School, Management, Organization, Organization Related Posts, Virtual/ Remote Teaching|Tags: , , , , |

I tried to think of some cutesy and creative titles for this blog post, but drew a blank.  So, I just called it what it was! LOL! A bit of background: We are set to [...]

Let’s Talk about Teaching Story Structure/ Elements!

By |September 26th, 2020|Categories: Blog and website, Reading, Reading Comprehension, Reading Related Posts|Tags: , , , |

We just finished up teaching the story elements and it made me realize that even though I absolutely, positively LOVE, LOVE, LOVE children’s literature I struggled to find books to teach this simple concept. I [...]

Adding and Subtracting Within 10 FREEBIES

By |September 19th, 2020|Categories: Math, Math Related Posts|Tags: , , , , |

I don’t know about you guys, but my mind has been racing lately. Education is just hard right now, ya’ll. There are no two ways about it. So I have decided to really get back [...]

Thoughts on Distance Learning

By |August 29th, 2020|Categories: Back to School, Virtual/ Remote Teaching|Tags: , , |

We have officially wrapped up week two of school.  We are currently teaching entirely virtually, with an end date to be determined. It isn’t stressful at all. LOL Teaching virtually is hard.  It takes SO [...]

Making the Transition into Digital Learning

By |March 25th, 2020|Categories: Lesson Planning, Management, Organization|Tags: |

My school district is currently “closed until further notice.”  I know so many others are in a similar boat.  It has been a very, very abrupt learning curve!  We were given some guidance.  Mostly, we [...]

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First Day of School Must Dos!

By |August 3rd, 2019|Categories: Back to School, Organization Related Posts|Tags: , , |

Our first day of the 2019-2020 school year has already come and gone- Can you believe it!?!? Let's talk about how you can make the first day of school the best first day EVER!  Here [...]

Nonfiction Reading (FREEBIE!)

By |December 6th, 2018|Categories: Blog and website, Reading, Reading Related Posts|Tags: , , , , , |

I love teaching about informational text.  I think that it can easily be neglected since literary text can be more fun to teach.  It is also easier since most kids are already familiar with literary [...]

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