Last week, my husband and I sat in an all-too-familiar room, our hands knotted tightly together as they had been so many times, waiting for words we had never heard before. We watched the monitor, uncertain of what we were ... Read More
Looking for the perfect Thanksgiving Read Aloud and maybe a fun (and FREE) activity to accompany it? Well look no further! Today I'm taking a look at an engaging picture book biography that showcases all things STEM, promotes a growth ... Read More
I have been unpacking my new classroom for the past two weeks, which has been very overwhelming, but also very exciting! I love looking at a new space and seeing nothing but possibility. It's been physically exhausting, but ... Read More
Free Hundred Chart Puzzles & Mats
Help reinforce the structure of the Hundred Chart (and have fun) with these FREE Hundred Chart Puzzles! There are 20 different puzzles for both the 1-100 and 0-99 charts.
Let me start by stating that this post is not putting down ANY forms of classroom management! I write this assuming that EVERY teacher does what works best for them and their students. We come to this profession because we ... Read More
Do you use Kaboom! in your classroom? It has been my go-to center for the past few years, whether I'm teaching Firsties, or now third graders. If Kaboom! is new to you, or it is something you haven't yet tried in your classroom, here ... Read More
To My Amazing Third Graders, This week I have to give you a test. I know that most of you have never taken a standardized test before. I know that most of you probably don't even know what the term standardized test means. ... Read More