The first day of Kindergarten is like NO other! It is so exciting, exhausting, and emotional all at the same time. It is one of my favorite days of the entire year. I am still nervous every year, and I just can’t wait to see the sweet faces I get to spend the next 180 days with. There ... Read More about First Days of Kindergarten
Read-aloud books are a great way to encourage class discussions, teach students to feel comfortable sharing, and help you and your students establish which values will define your class’s identity. I love reading and sharing picture books. The stories model important skills and problem-solving ... Read More about Back To School Read Aloud Books
If you are a teacher, you have probably realized that classroom management is an important part of your teaching style. If you have ever been in a classroom setting before, you are well aware that there is no effective teaching without effective classroom management. Sounds simple right: ask the ... Read More about CHAMPS Behavior Management
Let’s Go To The Beach I have never been on for countdown activities. I am always WAY too tired to plan anything elaborate but this year I felt like we needed to celebrate HOW far we have come. Beach Day was just one of the fun days we had and it was really simple to plan. We ... Read More about Beach Day- End Of The Year FUN!
Most people use their calendars to stay on track or organize their deadlines, but for us teachers, we know that calendar time is a staple for younger students! Calendar time isn’t just a fantastic way to gather together and start your mornings in the classroom. It’s an important part of any ... Read More about The Importance of Using a Digital Calendar