If you've been following me for awhile, you know that I love throwing a birthday party in my classroom. Birthdays are a pretty big deal to elementary aged students...and maybe to 30 year olds too! My teacher birthday party is a special day that always goes down as one of our favorite days of the year! This year our theme was Superheroes! Two days before the big day, I sent home invitations that ... Read More about Superhero Birthday
Hi Friends!Today I want to share with you how I set up the writing station that my students utilize during reading workshop. Before I get started, I want to be clear about what the writing station is NOT.My writing station is NOT a replacement for the shared writing and interactive writing that's taking place in your classroom.And it's definitely NOT meant to replace your Writing ... Read More about Setting Up Your Classroom Writing Station
Do you celebrate Friendsgiving? This year I am having a virtual Thanksgiving Potluck with some of my teacher besties! We have so much to be thankful for, and we wanted share our blessing with you!We created a FREE Classroom Cornucopia of our best selling resources! These are some of our favorite classroom creations that can be used throughout the year. Here's a taste of everything we shared in our ... Read More about Classroom Cornucopia
Hi Friends!I'm so excited to share a classroom management strategy that has been successful in my classroom for years! I LOVE learning new tips and tricks when it comes to classroom management because you never know when you're going to need to change it up! It's good to have an abundance of management ideas so that you can whip out a new idea when you are no longer getting the response you are ... Read More about *Surprise* Role Models- an EASY Classroom Management Strategy that Works!
Hi Friends!Thanks so much for stopping by!Today I'm sharing all about how I use the Bloomz app to communicate with families in my classroom. In the past, I've used the Remind app, but it didn't have all the features that I needed to make communicating as easy as possible!This past school year I decided to try out Bloomz and I LOVED it!!Bloomz is a FREE communication app that allows you to safely ... Read More about Why I choose Bloomz…and YOU should too!