FREE Lesson organizers - teacher organization printables for copies and papers
How do you keep your lessons and materials organized each day, each week and each month? I am so visual, and I love to be organized so I can focus all of my time on teaching when my kiddos are with me. I try to have all of my copies made, organized and prepped so I can just pull and teach every da
A Classroom Writing Center Students Will LOVE %
Do you want your students to love writing? Get tips on how to create a classroom writing center that your students will WANT to go to!
50 Shades of Grades – Teacher Trap
Ideas for helping students begin to understand the meaning of letter and number grades so that grades are a learning tool!
Anchor Charts: Hacks and Tips
Do you look on Pinterest for Anchor Chart ideas and give up at the thought that your Anchor Chart could never look that amazing? It actually doesn’t have to be that difficult to make an amazi…
Stop Saying "You're So Smart" - Growth Mindset
Last year, my school invited Eduardo Briceño to talk to us about the importance of having a growth mindset, a concept from "The Power of...
Math Tubs in Kindergarten
MATH TUBS Dot to Dot Cards Parking Log Parking Lot: counting dominos and placing on the number Fuzz Bugs Various Numbers Smart Board Number Printing Mister Mouse Positional Game Shape Game LEARNING STATIONS
Using Google Classroom in Kindergarten
Let's talk about Google Classroom. Going digital in kindergarten and first grade can be a powerful tool for differentiatng your kid's learni...
Dry Erase Pockets & Their Many Uses
Hey Hey! I LOVE my dry erase pockets and I never thought to write a blog post about them, but I use them practically daily in my classroom so I thought I would share some of my favorite uses for them! Make a simple template like the ones I have below, and post them on your door! All you have to do is change and the board each day, super simple! This is great for reviewing concepts throughout the year! I love Kahoot, but sometimes we don't have the time to make a Kahoot or…
Classroom Hacks You Can Use Tomorrow in your Classroom
I love classroom hacks to help with management and organization. I want to share some of my classroom hacks that you can use tomorrow in your classroom.
1st Grade Goals I Can Skill Sheet (First Grade Common Core Standards Overview)
THIS 1 PAGE DOCUMENT DOES NOT CONTAIN ALL FIRST GRADE STANDARDS. YOU CAN FIND THE VERSION WITH ALL STANDARDS HERE:1st Grade Common Core Standard Visual Reference Guideor a bundle of the •First Grade Common Core Standards Overview, •First Grade Commo...
10 Math Center Organization Tips to Save You Hours of Prep Work! - Teaching with Jillian Starr
Staying organized is the #1 way I have found to save time! Finding the right systems can take time, but once you have it, say hello to all of the hours you didn’t know you had! Below is the math area of my classroom. Today, I’m going to break down 10 of my favorite math center organization tips that really work! One way that I
Morning Meeting Greetings, Shares, Activities Cards & Slides
This set of Morning Meeting ideas includes powerpoint slides of 20 greetings, 20 shares, 20 activities, and 6 morning message templates that can be used digitally and projected every day, or can be printed as cards, laminated, and put on binder rings. Also included are blank templates in case you'd ...
Classroom homework procedures including homework club and free homework passes for each month of the school year. Less headache, easy to implement
Data Charting System
Somewhere along the way, data became a four-letter word. I'm sure it all started back when lawmakers became more focused on test scores and less on students...and High Stakes Testing became the only thing that