All of the United States is in a winter blizzard right now so I have decided to dream of warmer days ahead including lucky charms, pots of sparkling gold and colorful rainbows. St. Patrick’s Day will be here before we know it. What kinds of St. Patrick’s Day activities in the classroom do you have ... Read More about St Patrick’s Day Activities in the Classroom
February is approaching and Valentine’s Day is around the corner. Sometimes it can be challenging to incorporate fun, holiday themed activities into your lessons while sticking with the curriculum. When I taught 6th grade, I always felt this way. I have made it my mission to create some fun ... Read More about Valentine’s Day Math Ideas
Do you have a difficult time getting your upper elementary students to journal write, especially during this time of year? Daily journal writing is very important, especially at these grade levels. An effective Journal Writing program doesn't mean you just sit back and relax while your kids write ... Read More about 3 Ways to Make Journal Writing for Elementary Students FUN!
As the holiday season winds up in the blink of an eye, we have to start thinking about ways to make next year better. Setting personal goals as well as setting goals in the classroom is an important practice not only for you but for your students as well. In order to help your students set goals ... Read More about Stepping Into New Goals in the New Year
With the weather changing, we all know what is coming (if you haven’t seen it already): snow. The white flurries that fill the sky and make us grumble at times is on its way to bring snow days, snowball fights, snow angels, and best of all: snowmen. While we can’t bring these creations inside, we ... Read More about Snow Much Fun! Crafts and Activities for Winter