How do we keep students engaged while practicing writing skills? Students often want to choose their own topics, but do not grow if every piece is about Mine Craft. If various topics are chosen, they tend to struggle with how to get started. Some students may get started quickly, with a mind full of ... Read More about Daily Doodle Writing Journal
The first day of school is right around the corner! If you are anything like me, you are wrestling between wanting more summer days and being excited to start the next year of your dream job. While soaking up the sunshine, thoughts of the approaching return to school may be overwhelming. So, here ... Read More about How to Have a Successful First Day of School
As a teacher, the last day of school can be bittersweet. You have probably been counting down the days for school to be over since you returned from spring break. The students have been antsy and unruly. The to-do list truly seems never-ending. But then suddenly it’s here and the day passes so ... Read More about Is the Last Day of School Bittersweet for You?
Teachers- Are you looking for tips to survive the end of year craziness?! You are in the middle of the biggest countdown of your life... the end of year countdown! Not to mention this was THE year of all years for educators everywhere! Sweet summertime is just around the corner! Which leaves ... Read More about 5 Tips to Help Survive the End of the School Year Craziness
It’s that time of the school year... the time in which teachers everywhere in 3rd grade and up are FRANTICALLY making sure that their students are ready for statewide standardized testing in the spring! Are you ready? Are your students ready? How can you make test prep fun this ... Read More about 8 Ways to Make Test Prep Fun!