For the Teacher

Celebrate Your Students with End of the Year Awards

Celebrate Your Students with End of the Year Awards

The end of the school year is always so fun with celebrations of learning and student growth. Many teachers celebrate students with end of year awards, which are fun and exciting - for the first few years of school... Until you get to 4th or 5th grade and receive the...

How to Create a Learning Objectives Display in Elementary

How to Create a Learning Objectives Display in Elementary

Learning objectives play an important role in every classroom. They guide what we teach and what the students' learning outcome is. Most administrators require that we have current learning objectives displayed in our classrooms. For teachers, everything revolves...

My DIY Discbound Teacher Planner and Free Printable Bookmarks

My DIY Discbound Teacher Planner and Free Printable Bookmarks

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 in...

Rainbow Chalkboard Classroom Decor Theme Ideas for Upper Elementary

Rainbow Chalkboard Classroom Decor Theme Ideas for Upper Elementary

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! Woo! It's been a...

2015-2016 Teacher Planner

2015-2016 Teacher Planner

Last week I finally finished up all the updates on my teacher planner. After taking a mental break from the thought of school, I customized my own planner and put it together. I absolutely love every bit of it and can't wait to start planning with my team this week....

My 4th Grade Classroom Daily Schedule

My 4th Grade Classroom Daily Schedule

Planning out a daily schedule is always so hard for me. How long for each subject? What should I teach in the morning? When are students at their intervention pull-outs? The list goes on, and fitting it all in can be difficult. I share my 4th grade class schedule and...

My 4th Grade Year So Far

My 4th Grade Year So Far

It's been quite a year so far! See what I've been up to while teaching 4th grade this year. Today I'm sharing some pictures from this year. I'm teaching 4th grade again and have 26 students - 20 boys and only 6 girls! Back to School At Back to School Night (in August...

2014-2015 Chevron Teacher Planner

2014-2015 Chevron Teacher Planner

Teachers love organization, which means they love a good teacher planner! The chevron teacher planner that I've created can be fully customized to fit YOUR needs! See what I include in my planner and how it's all set up. One of the most popular posts on my blog is my...

Classroom Library Decor Idea: READ Letters Craft Tutorial

Classroom Library Decor Idea: READ Letters Craft Tutorial

This quick and easy tutorial will show you how to create READ letters for your classroom library. In less than 30 minutes you'll have decor for your classroom that matches your theme! I wanted something bright in my classroom library when I started teaching 4th grade,...

2013-2014 Chevron Teacher Planner

2013-2014 Chevron Teacher Planner

I've created a chevron teacher planner that includes everything you could possibly need! I love the fact that I can customize everything in my planner so it only includes exactly what I need for my classroom. See how I set my planner up this year! Last year, I created...