When I moved to North Carolina and began teaching 5th grade I was introduced to student led conferences. I quickly fell in love.
I love using technology in the classroom. There are so many amazing educational resources out there but while I was still in the classroom, I felt like I didn’t have the time to explore to find what I needed. That’s why I’m sharing my favorites with you today. Check out these 5 free quiz websites!
Have you ever wondered what it's like to teach at a year round school? I always wanted to and finally got the opportunity to after being in a traditional calendar school for 5 years. I share my opinions on the two school calendars and which I prefer. Let me begin by...
Some years you get an easy class – one that allows you to actually do your job effectively and reminds you of why you went into teaching. Other years, you may have a class that makes you wonder if you’ll make it through the whole year without losing your mind. I’ve experienced both situations, and have learned so much from the latter. These 10 classroom management tips have helped save my sanity during those tough years.
Each year, the struggle is real with multiplication. It doesn’t matter if I’m teaching 4th, 5th, or 6th – my students seem to need more practice, new ways of learning, resources for repetition, etc. After 5 years in the upper grades, I’ve compiled a list of resources for multiplication.
At the beginning of June, I moved from Utah to North Carolina. I will be teaching 5th grade in a year round school and have Meet the Teacher night on June 28th! I got a jump on updates for my teacher planners early this year (thank goodness) and finished them mid-April. Due to school starting soon, I printed my planner last week.
Have you ever been browsing Facebook and come across an article, video, or link that you want to look at later? Maybe you’re on your phone and you want to visit a link to register for something. But you’d rather do it on your computer where you can actually type efficiently. Or perhaps you want to save a picture of a lesson that your favorite teacher blogger has shared. Well, my friends, there’s an easy way to simply save these things for later. Keep reading for this helpful Facebook tip!
Classroom schedule signs can easily replace schedule cards that you juggle around each day. Simply create a sign for each different schedule and change them as needed. This works well with upper elementary and middle school classrooms! Schedule signs are also great to print at smaller sizes for students who need a personal schedule on their desks.
Switching from three years in 4th grade to 6th grade has inspired me to change my classroom decor for the year. Check out my classroom reveal featuring rainbow and chalkboard. I’ve linked to where you can find everything I have in my classroom, too!