Author: clbartlett

September 2, 2018 No comments exist

Last school year, the best thing that I did with my class was introduce them to the concept of growth mindset and encourage growth minded practices in my classroom. My students seemed to grow and learn so much more because of the classroom atmosphere of being okay to fail and accepting challenges.This year, I knew…

August 12, 2018

Today, I want to introduce you to a new product series in my store. I have been wanting to integrate social studies into my reading block for a while but I couldn’t find exactly what I wanted. I wanted my students to experience culture outside of their own and learn about places and people that…

August 1, 2018

  Organize Supplies One problem that I had at back to school time is organizing supplies that come in. We started having our Meet and Greet off campus so all supplies would come in at one time. I go so overwhelmed trying to sort supplies and give students what they brought while greeting parents, managing…

July 15, 2018

Start your school year off right with a morning journal with printable prompts and activities. One struggle that I was always having as a teacher is finding morning work that engages all my students and works on a variety of skills. I would constantly forget to find something for the next day and have to…

July 11, 2018

I’m back with the second part of our July calendar. Why is July going so fast? Each book image is linked to Amazon so you can view all the details. July 16 – World Snake Day This is definitely my least favorite holiday on the list. I see no reason to celebrate snakes but many…

June 30, 2018

Children’s Books “Can I Be Your Dog?” by Troy Cummings I absolutely love this sweet book. The dog in this story is homeless and writes letters to families and businesses on his street to ask to join their family. The story is written in letters back and forth so this would be a great addition…

June 28, 2018

  There’s a myth going around in teacher circles that you can’t teach effectively with a textbook. I bought the hype for a few years but I changed my mindset over the last few years. I had to realize that although I love reading picture books to my class, it isn’t always a best practice….

June 26, 2018

It’s July so it’s time for another book calendar for all those July celebrations. I’m going to share these books a little differently this month. I’m going to split the books into two different posts so you can plan out for half of the month. So dive on in to some books for July for…