Happy Tuesday, friends! Today I'm linking up with my bud, Holly, from Fourth Grade Flipper, for her Tried it Tuesday linky: At the end of each unit in history, we fill in a "Passport Page" to record our journeys. This serves as a review sheet for the upcoming ... Read More about Tried It Tuesday: History Passports
This year I'm incorporating a little bit of sign language into our normal classroom routine. I found this idea from Education Oasis and thought it would interesting to try. When a student wants to raise their hand, they raise a sign: That way, I know when I ask "what is 8x5?" I can easily ... Read More about Simple Sign Language in the Classroom
In History, we've been discussing Henry Ford and how he revolutionized transportation with the implementation of the assembly line in the creation of his cars. Here's a video that briefly explains the genius behind the assembly line and how it made cars more ... Read More about Car Assembly Lines…Candy-style!
Howdy friends! Well I survived the first two weeks and I couldn't be happier with my group of kiddos! They are sweet. eager, and cheerful - a teacher's dream! :) I come home pooped each afternoon ...but it's a good kind of tired. Amen! I slept for over 12 hours last night! :) Today I want ... Read More about Fun and Easy Get-to-Know-You Game!
Have you read this book? If not, zoom on out to the nearest library or bookstore and check this out! It is a cute and clever book written and illustrated by a real-life fourth grade class! The book discusses different excuses that a kid could come up with in order to explain why he doesn't ... Read More about The Greatest Homework Excuse Book Ever
Hello blogging buddies! Well, I made it! I survived my first week - and it was AWESOME!!! I will blog about it in more detail in the near future (when I can get over the need of a nap every afternoon!) Today I finally want to share some pictures of my finished classroom! Here's the view ... Read More about My Classroom Reveal 2014!