Exciting lesson ideas, book lists, videos, classroom strategies, and reproducibles in a daily blog by mentor teachers
Tips and tricks to help your students make healthy choices about food and exercise
Pass the hat, Oobleck, and other games and activities to celebrate the beloved children's author
I love when I can maximize my academic minutes and minimize interruptions and distractions. When I was a new teacher, minutes were wasted every day because of children arguing over "cutting" in line or seats for read-aloud. Incomplete...
Books, lesson plans, and other resources to make your Valentine's Day both fun and informative.
Fifty fun ways to celebrate 100 days of learning, from 100 yard races to 100-piece pasta necklaces
Paper lanterns and masks, books, videos and other suggestions for a festive Chinese New Year celebration in your classroom
Short videos, nonfiction books, and other materials to help you put together a unit on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and other heroes, such as President Lincoln and President Washington.
I have to really work to keep things where I can find them. I stalk organizational blogs, look into other people's classrooms for ideas, and buy tons of gadgets and sorters. Here is the 12-step program that I invented to keep myself organized....