Hello friends! Long time no blog :) It was one of those hectic weeks. Enough said. Today I'm linking up with my bud, Joanne, from "Head Over Heels for Teaching" to share an idea that MOTIVATED my kiddos this week :) This is actually an idea that our P.E. teacher came up with last year ... Read More about Sparking Student Motivation: SILENT BALL!
Hello friends! Today I want to share a quick idea that I started doing with my class this year...REVIEW SHEETS! You may be thinking... "duh, tons of teachers use review sheets!" And yes, you would be correct. Many teachers hand out review sheets before test day so that the kiddos know what to ... Read More about Tried It Tuesday: Review Sheets
Every other Tuesday afternoon we are so blessed to have a mom come in to the classroom to act as our "Art Docent." She does different projects with the kids - and teaches them some art history along the way. For the past couple of sessions, we have been studying four famous Renaissance artists: ... Read More about Making Masterpieces Like Michelangelo!
This morning my Cricut has been getting a workout, working on several projects I've been planning to do all break :) I love to have my Cricut cut out bulletin board titles - so much easier (and quicker!) than using a die cut machine! Here's one project I am really excited about: My "One Little ... Read More about Your Teacher Is Praying For You!
I've noticed that my kiddos are really struggling with commas this year. We did the workbook page on commas, plus the extra practice page, but it just isn't enough. I made the assumption that my kiddos had already learned about comma usage. And they have. But it hasn't ... Read More about Mastering the Comma! (tons of FREE resources!)
I'm sitting in my living room. In sweatpants. Wearing a fuzzy sweater. Drinking a steamy cup of hot tea. Listening to the rain. Catching up on a blog reading. I am one happy little teacher :) We have been studying fossils in science - and this fun project was the perfect culmination to end ... Read More about Making Fossils in the Classroom