Hi Friends!Today I'm sharing about the Summer Field Trip that I set up this year with my students!I don't know about you but at the end of every school year, I become broken hearted. The thought of not seeing my kids until the following school year is just too much to handle. This past school year I was really struggling because this was my first group of All-Day, Every-Day Kindergarteners. I grew ... Read More about Summer Field Trip
Hi Friends! Thanks so much for stopping by! I am so excited to share some birthday shenanigans with you today! Monday was my 28th birthday and we had a birthday party in the classroom!Say what?!You seriously threw yourself a birthday party?Ummm Yes, I did...again. And it was amazing. Again.I love birthdays. Kindergarteners love birthdays. Why wouldn't you throw yourself a ... Read More about Birthday Shenanigans Teacher Style!
I can't imagine being more excited for spring! It's the perfect season to try something new and freshen up your resources! Some of my very talented teacher friends are getting together to bring you an EGG-cellent and EGG-citing GIVEAWAY to win a Teachers Pay Teachers $100 gift card!All you have to do is make like a bunny and HOP through our Egg Hunt! There are just 3 simple steps!Step 1: HOP on ... Read More about We’re Going On An Egg Hunt!!
Hi Friends! I recently wrote a post about my positive feelings toward the NWEA MAP test. I am excited to be sharing a short series of blog posts about my experiences with the test. You can read my original post here! And just to be clear...no, my posts are not sponsored by NWEA. Sorry, that question made me chuckle!I've simply been using MAP for a few years in my ... Read More about Get Your Students Ready for the NWEA MAP Test
Hi Friends!Guess what?!I'm going to be a little controversial today.I'm going to talk about...TESTING (DUN, DUN, DUUUUN!!!)I know, I know, it can be a super-scary word. There's so much talk about how we're testing students too much, (and I completely agree with this) BUT, we never talk about the positive components of testing (yes, there are some). This is because the focus is always on ... Read More about NWEA Testing in the Primary Grades