Friday Letters - The Mountain Teacher
A New Way To Connect With Students Friday letters are mine and my students FAVORITE part of the week. Whenever students start telling me a…
The 16 Best Classroom Pandora Stations, As Recommended by Teachers
Background tunes for quiet work times. Here are 16 of the best classroom Pandora stations as recommended by our teacher community.
A Simple Way to Teach Classroom Procedures and Expectations • Teacher Thrive
A simple way to teach your students classroom procedures and expectations at the beginning of the school year
25 Teacher Hacks for a Successful Classroom - Lucky Little Learners
Teacher hacks can be life savers so the Lucky 2nd Grade Teachers Facebook Group came up with a list of 25 teacher hacks to make your life so much easier!
Flexible Seating in the Primary Classroom
Tips and ideas for using flexible seating in a first grade classroom. This blog post gives you everything you need to start using flexible seating.
4 Really Cool Ways Teachers Use Post-it Notes in the Classroom - S&S Blog
Goal Setting - This 4th grade teacher uses post it notes to remind children of their goals upon entering the classroom. I love that her method to this has
16 Teacher Hacks for Making Data Collection a Piece of Cake
If keeping track of all the streams of data coming your way is not your strong suit, here are a few hacks to make data collection easier (and even fun).
The What If Anchor Chart
It's that time of the year. Teachers are heading back to their classrooms to organize, rearrange, and gather their lessons together as they...
3 Ways to Make Small Group Reading Instruction More Productive
A visual teaser for my post on small group instruction including tips for minimizing wasted time during transitions, keeping your students independently capable of coming to small group time fully prepared with the correct supplies, and how to eliminate the visual noise and classroom clutter that often times accompanies well-planned small group instruction blocks.
Skip Counting, Arrays, Multiplication...Oh My!
Wow, the beginning of the school year is just flying by! I can't believe it's almost time for the first progress reports to go home already....
12 important things to teach during the first week. Great discussion starters to build classroom community. Motivational posters for the classroo.m
Class List Template
This is an editable template for your class list. It supplies a column for you to add a title after you have printed it out. I use this to progress monitor and keep track of data.
5 things I wish I knew when I started teaching
Beginning teachers have so much to think about and try to do everything. This doesn't benefit their students, nor does it positively affect their teaching.