A+ Alabama Best Practices Center
The Alabama Best Practices Center works to help teachers and district & school leaders develop the competence, commitment, and courage to do whatever it takes to improve student learning.A program of A+ Education Partnership
Kindergarten Lessons & Ideas on Instagram: “I love this bulletin board made by @emilythirdandgoal . All students need some inspiration throughout the day. "Be somebody who makes…”
I love this bulletin board made by @emilythirdandgoal . All students need some inspiration throughout the day. "Be somebody who makes everybody feel like a somebody!" -Kid President #earlycorelearning
8 Classroom Makeovers YOU Can Do!
Paperwork? No. Staff meetings? Uh-uh. No raise (again!) Don't even get me started. ...There are a lot of things about teaching that are just. not. fun. BUT one part that is truly enjoyable? Decorating our rooms! I mean, how many of us have gotten sucked into the Pinterest vortex after seeing one picture of someone else's uber cute room? Can I get an Amen?! To help you get a little inspiration for sprucing up your room on a eensy-weensy teacher's budget, I've rounded up a few of the fun…
American Revolution Hands-On Activities for Middle School
Bring history to life for middle school students with hands-on American Revolution activities. These are a fun way to add writing and art into history studies.
Anchor Charts in Secondary Social Studies
As a secondary Social Studies teacher, the thought of anchor charts intimidated me – isn’t that an elementary thing? How would I use them in my class? Would they even work with teenagers? What would
Erin Coy Levy on Instagram: “Since we've been learning about the 13 Colonies... #miss5thswhiteboard #whomadethatmessonthebottom #iteachfifth #teachersfollowteachers…”
6 Likes, 1 Comments - Erin Coy Levy (@teachingbythebay) on Instagram: “Since we've been learning about the 13 Colonies... #miss5thswhiteboard #whomadethatmessonthebottom…”
16 "Classy" Decor Ideas for Your Secondary Classroom | Reading and Writing Haven
Middle and high school teachers share 16 inspirational ideas for secondary classroom decorations. Create a meaningful, intentional, effective, and age-appropriate learning environment and classroom culture for your students.
Displaying Student Work
This year I've been trying to focus more on displaying my students' work in different ways. I tried this idea out a while back but it never felt quite right in my room. And because I wasn't crazy about the way it looked, I didn't use it very often to display my kids' work. This year I had an idea to try to stick to just two colors for a more cohesive and elegant look. I think I succeeded :) This is the display I created: I shared this before but I received many questions about the way I put…
United States History Activities That Your Students Will Love!
Interactive US History Lessons that your 5th grade students will love!
Using Clothespins to Display Student Work
I'm linking up today with Owl-ways Be Inspired to show you how I am using clothespins in the classroom. I use clothespins a few different ways. One of my favorites is to display student work. This is the display I created: I created it with some scrapbook paper, clothespins and some ribbon. The clothes pins make it SO incredibly easy to put the work up and take it back down. I love it! I especially like these longer ones I've only been able to find at Target. They were about $2 for a large…