I am considering changing my homework for my class. I want to see my kids reading more, discussing their reading and overall being empowered through text. Right now the only time I can squeeze in more reading is homework. My plan is to roll out 3rd grade book clubs in lieu of homework. This is what … Continue reading Parents can I get your insight
A new district. New school. New classroom. I’m looking for as many creative storage and decorative ideas as possible, but I’m not going to just pull them from Pinterest. I want this year’s classroom theme to be a darling of Pinterest and be 100% original ideas and content. I’m expecting others to pin me all over their … Continue reading My new classroom
It's here! Christmas break is finally here what took ya so long. This school year has gone so slow fast. I can't believe it's only Christmas break. So much to do. So much done. Christmas is a great time to reflect, relax and recharge and not see your students for 2 weeks. The 1st Sememster has been … Continue reading Merry Christmas!
That's right if I keep teaching like this I might as well prepare my acceptance speech. What's that you say? Oh, wait I have to have more than 5 good teaching days in a ROW to qualify? Dang, a WHOLE year, you say, huh? Wow. That's serious. Can I at least get Teacher of the … Continue reading I might be Teacher of the Year!
I’ve been working on being a better teacher. I started with how I organized my classroom. So far so good.
Continue reading I may have fixed a HUGE problem in my classroom
I'm through with homework. I'm not sure where I fall in the ranks of the on going war over homework, but I'm sure I made someone mad with that statement. I've worked a lot of angles with HW and I'm surprised how few really panned out. My new school does the weekly homework. It's a … Continue reading Homework doesn’t work if Home doesn’t Work
I was able to get a good file system over the weekend. Thanks to this box and some spiffy folders I'm able to store a ton of charts and posters. This week I was able to reach in and grab some needed charts right on the spot. In the process I found a lot of … Continue reading Resolved the chart storage issue