I started school last Tuesday, August 13th, and it has been a WHIRLWIND! My students have been great (fingers crossed!)...they are polite, sweet, ready to learn and LOVE being in third grade! Now that I am in my second week, I wanted to show you a CLASSROOM TOUR! As many of you know, I have … Continue reading Classroom Tour
GUYS...one of my favorite days of the year (besides my birthday and Christmas) is AMAZON PRIME DAY! Hundreds of deals. Two Days. One Happy Teacher! It starts on Monday, July 15th and ends Tuesday, July 16th. I am going to show you my VERY FAVORITE Amazon Classroom products that you can get during Prime Day! … Continue reading Ready for #AmazonPrimeDay?!
A "READY-TO-GO" Sub Binder is one of the most important things you can have as a teacher. While most of your absences are planned, there can be several un-planned ones throughout the year as well. After using a very strange, unorganized way of getting ready for a substitute, I decided to create my own Sub … Continue reading How To: Create a Sub Binder
Now that this will be my THIRD year in THIRD grade (WAHOO!)...I thought I would share what we do for our BEHAVIOR SYSTEM. It is a system that is all revolved around our third grade "school" money and they kids LOVE IT! It is a system that stays in tact all year and the kids … Continue reading Money Behavior Management System
Every activity has meaning for a student but when you literally set the scene, the meaning comes to life! My professional development goal this year was to create more Classroom Transformations. I wanted to make my students feel like they were really transported somewhere else. We look at the same four walls everyday but when … Continue reading My Favorite 3rd Grade Lesson
So...while putting this post together and gathering pictures, I realized that I did a VERY similar post already called Be OCD Like Me. Even though that post focuses on classroom organization...it focuses on the "paper" side of it (turning in papers, storing copies, calendars, checklists). I decided to still write this one because it focuses … Continue reading How To: Stay Classroom Organized
**This is a 3-Part Series to share my favorite grade level lessons with you.** If you know me...you know that I switched grade levels my first three years of teaching. I taught 5th Grade in the year 2016-2017. At my school, 5th Grade is completely departmentalized so there was an ELA, Social, Studies, Science, and … Continue reading My Favorite 5th Grade Lesson