Teaching in this uncertain time can be very hard and frustrating. Trying to find a balance between materials that are engaging and academic is a challenge that we are all facing in this world of virtual classrooms and too many cups of coffee to count. I wanted to share a wonderful digital resource with you […]
Reward Tags with Unlockable Achievements Classroom Management
It’s Back to School Season… Dun, dun, DUNNNN! The combination of Reward Tags and this Star Tag bulletin board with unlockable achievements have seriously transformed my classroom management! That being said, I have been in my classroom for a total of 3 days – 36+ hours already (and they say teachers spend regular work week […]
Classroom Management Game
So, I invented a new game today. It was completely necessary at the moment. It requires zero prep and zero materials (other than a class list). It. Works. Like. Magic! The name of the game is ‘Last Kid Standing’. How to play… 1.) Give your students specific instructions to literally ANY classroom task. – […]
Bulletin Board Tips and Tricks
So, raise your hand if this is you… 🙋🏻♀️🙋🏻♀️🙋🏻♀️🙋🏻♀️🙋🏻♀️🙋🏻♀️🙋🏻♀️🙋🏻♀️🙋🏻♀️ Well, this was is me as well. Thankfully my lack of ability in leveling bulletin board letters has helped me to become a master at scrounging together helpful tips and tricks to make bulletin board life a little easier! If you have this same kind […]
The BEST Word Wall
One of the best things that I have done for my classroom was to transform my word wall. I changed it from the typical 1 MILLION words all SPREAD OUT on a board to a compact, portable and VERY WELL USED word wall. In my teaching career I have seen the impact that […]
Back to School Calendars
I know that back to school is crazy busy for all of us! One of the ways that I like to make my life easier is by using editable calendars to update my parents on what is happening in the classroom! Some teachers like to print out their calendars and write the information on them, […]
The Prettiest Art Project EVER!
Hello friends, I just wanted to share a really pretty art project that I did with my class before Christmas. I was a part of Art Club at my school in the past and my bff (Julie T.) did this with our students. I loved it so much that I decided to steal her idea and […]
Teacher Approved STRUCTURE Videos for Science!
One of my favourite subjects to teach is Science! In my province, grade 3 is lucky enough to get to teach all about structures! All those awesome STEM activities, hands on building projects are all a part of the curriculum that I get to teach! If you are one of the lucky ones that gets […]
Clear Your Wish List With a $60 TpT Gift Card!
It’s hard to believe but it is time to start thinking about Back to School. Six Teacher Authors are collaborating together to give you a chance to win one $60 TpT gift card. We hope to help you clear out some things off your wish list! This giveaway starts on August 19th at 4:00 p.m. […]
Flexible Seating in the Classroom Part 2
WELCOME BACK TO FLEXIBLE SEATING IN THE CLASSROOM – PART 2! If you haven’t read part 1, you can find it HERE! Welcome to part 2 of Flexible Seating in the Classroom! This part will focus more on how to manage your students, their belongings and classroom organization. I originally started flexible seating on the […]