10 Amazon Must-Haves for Teachers

Back to School

This post may contain affiliate links for your convenience. Who loves Amazon? Raise your hand! I’m sure many of you if not all of you reading this right now are raising your hand. Let’s be real – Amazon has…

Literacy Stations Round-Up

Literacy Stations

I’ve been using literacy stations as a part of my ELA block since I started teaching. I’ve used them in first, second, and third grade. Stations are a great way to keep students engaged and working on literacy activities…

ABCs – K to 3 Facebook Group

Back to School

I am so excited to announce that Ashley from The Blessed OCDiva and I are starting a Facebook group for primary teachers! So if you teach kindergarten, first grade, second grade, or third grade come join our group! We…

5 Tips to Promote Growth Mindset

Back to School

Please note Amazon affiliate links are included in this post for your convenience.  As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. Growth Mindset is a valuable skill for our students to learn. It is important for kids and…

Market Day PBL

Social Studies

At my school each grade level completes two PBLs (project based learning) a year. In the fall, first grade did a PBL on light and sound which covered some of our science standards. This spring we did a PBL…

Morning Meeting Round-Up

Morning Meeting

Morning Meeting has been a favorite part of my school day for the last 5 years. It is a wonderful way to ease students into the day, practice important life skills like a proper greeting and how to listen,…

5 Quick Job Search Tips for Teachers

Job Search, Student Teacher

It’s that time of year again! Spring season in the teaching world can sometimes mean new jobs and job searches especially for student teachers.  While this process can be overwhelming I’m hoping the five quick tips I’m sharing with…

Math Rotations – Wrap Up

Math

Today is my last blog post for my Math Rotations blog series!  I’ve had so much fun sharing how I implement Math Rotations with you and hope you have found it helpful.  Below I’m sharing a few more tips…

Math Rotations – Game/Activity Ideas

Math

The four components of my Math Rotations are Teacher Time, Seat Work, Tech Time, and Game. Today’s post will focus on ideas for the Game and Activity Rotation.  This rotation is important because it provides a chance for students…