February 5, 2017

It’s February The shortest month with the most fun content to teach. Here are some ideas for your for your February plans for Black History Month. There are so many amazing African Americans to introduce to your students that I think it would be okay to extend these lessons past February. I like using mini…

February 2, 2017

I was contacted recently by the Pencil Grip Inc. to try out their brand new product, Thin Stix. I have used their Kwik Stix before and loved them. I was excited to try out the new arrival. We have had so much inside recess lately so I thought using the Thin Stix would be a…

January 31, 2017

It’s almost February. The shortest month with the most fun content to teach. Here are some ideas for your for your February plans. February 2nd – Groundhog Day I found two new groundhog books on Amazon. “Grumpy Groundhog” by Maureen Wright is a cute rhyming book that your students would love. “Groundhog Weather School” by…

August 23, 2016

Hi friends! Hope you are surviving the back to school madness. I’m stopping by tonight to share an easy tip that have saved my sanity over the last 2 years. I don’t know about you but I HATE sharpening pencils. It seems like my students never had a pencil when they needed one or they…

July 28, 2016

Hi everyone! I head back to school next week (without kids, thankfully) so I’ve been thinking about getting myself organized. If you know me, this is kind of a joke because I am really not an organized person. But I think it’s crucial to be organized for back to school. One thing that I’ve been…

July 25, 2016

It’s almost time for heading back to school. (I go back next Monday!)  Have you thought about the expectations that you want to teach in the classroom? I’ve been reading “Teaching with Poverty in Mind” by Eric Jensen and it’s really challenged the way that I think about poor behaviors. Amazon affiliate link I’ve always…

May 31, 2016

Hi friends. Today I’m stopping by to share some resources from Carson-Dellosa. First up is their Summer Bridge Activities book. I reviewed the book for students entering third grade. Click here to view on Carson-Dellosa. This is a great resource if you have your own kiddos at home who need some summer review. This book…

May 24, 2016

The Pencil Grip, Inc. sent me a pack of neon Kwik Stix to try out. I loved the primary colored pack that I tried out last month but this pack was even better. I love bright colors and these were perfect! Look at these gorgeous colors. So why use Kwik Stix? Here’s a video showing…