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How to Save Time Planning with Airtable

How to Save Time Planning with Airtable

Do you have tons of digital curriculum resources that you never use in a school year because you forget you bought them? Or maybe your district purchased subscriptions to curriculum websites, but you forget to look for content to use with lessons. Planning with...

How to Hold a Virtual Open House This School Year

How to Hold a Virtual Open House This School Year

There's no doubt that this school year is going to start uniquely. With large gatherings being banned, it may be safer to hold a virtual Open House, Meet the Teacher, or Back to School Night this year. Even beyond the state of the world right now, a virtual Open House...

How to Plan for Back to School in 5 Easy Steps

How to Plan for Back to School in 5 Easy Steps

Back to school was always my favorite time of year. A clean slate and a chance to get reorganized. A new group of kids excited to learn new content and participate in all of the fun, hands-on projects you're known for incorporating into the curriculum. New supplies...

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....

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