If you've ever taught multiplication, you know how hard it can be to help students build fluency with their facts. All of our students process the concept of multiplication differently and therefore will build their fluency and ... Read More
I know I am not alone when I say that I struggle to sit through staff meetings without doodling on my paper, shifting in my seat, getting up to use the bathroom and occasionally whispering with my teacher friend next to ... Read More
I'm putting the finishing touches on my new classroom in the next two days. I can't believe that students return on Thursday! Where did the summer go?!? I've been in over drive the past few days, and cranking out the ... Read More
FREE Heart Words and Phonics Scope & Sequence
Looking to get started with Heart Words? This FREE pack includes 220 high-frequency words, a detailed phonics scope & sequence, and an editable version to help meet your unique needs.
This morning I realized that it had been a week since I last sat at my computer! I am starting to get in back-to-school mode and have been plugging away at my new room. I know that many of my teacher friends are already back in ... Read More
Finding a format for your literacy centers can be a tricky task. It's important to have a routine, but it should be individualized to meet your scheduling needs and the academic needs of your students. For my classroom, I really ... Read More
It's almost that time of year, and I wanted to take a few minutes to share some of my favorite back-to-school activities with you! My favorite activities are the ones that really help me build a strong community from the ... Read More