For those of you who have been reading this blog for awhile, you will know that I am not super crafty. AT. ALL. I have NO IDEA how to sew by hand correctly, or even what a bobbin is (which tells you how many times I have ever used a sewing machine in my life). So, when I decided to try this project, I wondered if it would fall apart. In fact, it did not. If you are much like the non-crafty, non-sewer me, even you WILL be able to do this one. :) And if you are still ... Read More about Book Bag Tutorial – No Sew!
I thought I would throw some spring your way in the form of Buggy Fun with Fractions! I have two bug themed fraction games I wanted to share with you. Hopefully you will print them out and use then in small groups or a center for some extra practice and review of fractions. My first game is a Buggy Fraction Board. All you need to do is print the file and cut the playing cards out. Play in groups of 2 or 3. Students take turns drawing a fraction card. They then place the card ... Read More about Fraction Freebie!
Distance learning classroom rewards are going to look different than traditional classroom awards because you are not physically present with students, BUT .... there is hope! Virtual rewards for students are essential for distance learning. How we can motivate and encourage student success looks different in online learning. If you want some more digital engagement ideas check out this FREE calendar and the workshop!! Let's dig into some virtual student reward ideas for you to use ... Read More about Online Learning to motivate student success, Distance Learning Virtual Rewards for
Teaching in the 2020/2021 school year is going to be something we write books about. Everything is different, more challenging and feels new. But at the end of the day, the kids still need the same skills. For my first graders, one of the most important skills they need is creating those word family words. Normally, they learn this through playing at word work centers. Knowing this, I went into this school year trying to figure out how I was going to make word work centers work in a distance ... Read More about Look at these interactive digital word work centers where kids can move the letter pieces right on their computer.
These FREE teacher gift tags are awesome to attach to some great teacher supplies that EVERY teacher K-12 could use. When you head back to school or teacher gifts are a fun way to welcome back your new teacher who is undoubtedly just as concerned as the parent! A teacher hand sanitizer gift tag is perfect since that will be in low supply or a good smelling one just for the teacher is great too! A printable teacher gift tag for antibacterial wipes is also awesome because they are ... Read More about Teacher appreciation cleaning supply tags – FREE printable