How to Use Daily Quotes to Inspire Students

How to Use Daily Quotes to Inspire Your Elementary School Students | 150 Motivational Quotes of the Day

How To Use a Quote of the Day Typically, during my morning meeting process, I have a time set aside for morning message. During this time, students read aloud the quote of the day. For beginning readers, I read the quote aloud and then have the entire class echo read it again with me. After […]

Easy New Years Goal Setting Worksheet and Craft for Your Classroom

Easy New Years Goal Setting Worksheet and Craft for Your Classroom

Are you looking for a fun way to ring in the New Year for your elementary students? Creating SMART goals has never been so fun. Students will use this New Years Goal Setting Worksheet and Activity to create academic goals for the rest of the year. What is a SMART Goal? S – Specific M […]

All About Me Activities: Get to Know You Roundup

All about me back to school activity roundup

Back to school season is upon us! It is important to plan fun get to know you games and activities to help students feel comfortable in the first week of school. Great ice breakers for the beginning of the year include get to know you projects, find someone who games, and other fun classroom activities. […]

How to Have a Star Student of the Week

Star Student of the Week Poster and Ideas

Highlighting a star student of the week each week is a great way to learn about your students and build classroom community. I love doing this with my students because you can learn SO much about them and the project is really led by them. This is a great way to highlight various cultures and […]

10 Back to School Books that Build Outstanding Character

Back to School Read Alouds that Build Character

There are so many mixed emotions about the back to school season. Excitement, nerves, joy, wonder, uncertainty.. the list goes on. Both you and your students might be a tad nervous rolling into this year, but some GREAT back to school read alouds can help set the tone for a successful school year. Read on […]

How to Build Outstanding Character with Easy Back to School Activities

Character Building Back to School Activities

Kick off your back to school season with a fun, character building unit including fun back to school activities. These 12 character building exercises are perfect for ANY elementary classroom and address various important character building topics. Welcome your students back to the classroom and build a strong classroom community by trying the fun back […]