Everything to Include in an Unparalleled Meet the Teacher Template

What to Include in a Meet the Teacher Template

Are you getting ready to meet a fresh batch of students and parents? There are some important things you will not want to forget in your back to school preparations, including ideas for your meet the teacher template. Meet the Teacher night can be exciting and scary, but it is easier when you have all […]

Tips for Setting New Year’s Resolution Goals with Students

Setting new years resolution goals with students

Happy New Year! New Year means all new you! Right? Well.. it at least means a few goals that you want to accomplish for the year. Why should it be any different for your students? Goal setting is one of my favorite activities to complete with my students. I have done it as young as […]

Setting Clear Expectations in an Unknown Digital World

Clear expectations for a digital classroom

2020 has been a mess. 2020 is still a mess. 2020 will continue to be a mess. BUT your classroom does NOT have to be a mess. Clear expectations are going to be ESSENTIAL in the classroom this year and in years to come. Here are some tips to start the year off right. BE […]

Don’t Have The Disgusting Classroom… How to Keep It Clean

Guide to keeping a clean elementary school classroom

The beginning of the year is SUCH a fun and exciting time. We have fresh supplies, clean classrooms, new books for our library, fresh notebooks for our students, sometimes even new furniture.. and GRAND ideas of how our classroom is going to be run. HOWEVER, this year, and ALL years, CLEANLINESS needs to be top […]

How to Transform Flexible Seating with these Favorites

Flexible Seating Favorites and Ideas for Elementary Classrooms

Looking to implement flexible seating in your classroom next year, but not sure what seats to start with? Let me tell you about some of my absolute favorite flexible seating options! Be sure to check out my blog about partially flexible seating, if you are not ready to nose-dive right into having a fully flexible […]

How to Empower Students with Student-Led Reading Groups

Student Led Guided Reading Groups

Student-Led Guided Reading Groups from A-Z Are you looking for a way to change up the way you are implementing guided reading groups in your classroom? Look no further! Below you will learn how to group your students based on need, differentiate learning for all students, streamline planning, manage your time and then pass the […]