Author: clbartlett

August 11, 2019

It’s Back to School time! My favorite part of back to school are the new books that I get to share with my class. There are so many good books to welcome your class, teach expectations, and begin the year on the right foot. (1) All Are Welcome by Alexandra Penfold and Suzanne Kaufman This…

March 4, 2019

Have you heard of VIP Kid? It’s a great way to earn some extra money teaching English to kids in China. The classes are 25 minutes each and all the curriculum is provided. I am loving teaching English to these sweet kids. All you need to apply is some teaching experience, a bachelor’s degree, and…

September 2, 2018

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…