Books Teachers Love: October

Books Teachers Love is a collaborative link up where twelve teachers share their favorite read alouds for the following month! This blog posts will focus on October, Halloween, and fall themed books. In my opinion, I have the perfect book…

Meet The Teacher 2016

I love Meet The Teacher Night! This post will give you more information as to how it is organized in my classroom and provide you some free downloads you can hopefully use in yours!   Not every school has a Meet…

Need a classroom management idea to help document missing homework? Check out this QR Codes homework management routine that scans to keep documentation of missing homework. A great way to integrate technology in the classroom!

Documenting Missing Homework

  Students can get a tad forgetful so I wanted to share a tip that has helped manage the homework routine and document missing homework in the classroom. Let me begin by noting that every school is different. Some teachers and…

Kindness Themed Books for the Classroom

Reading books to children that have an emphasis on kindness in the classroom can help the kids find a text to self connection and relate the character traits of the characters to their own lives. These kindness themed books are…

Books Teachers Love: September Theme

Books Teacher Love shares monthly themed books and free reading resources for elementary teachers! We took a break over the summer but we are back for the year! My book is called, {Chocolate Milk, Por Favor!}. The story is…

Elementary education teacher looking for vocabulary strategies to strengthen reading comprehension? Fabulous vocabulary activities include a vocabulary parade! This blog post you will find vocabulary parade words, vocabulary parade costumes, and vocabulary parade ideas!

Key Vocabulary with a Vocabulary Parade

Are you a teacher looking for easy to implement vocabulary strategies to strengthen reading comprehension? This vocabulary parade idea is perfect for year-round teaching of important testing vocabulary! I recommend starting this a few weeks after the first day…

Elementary teacher looking for classroom management ideas that are easy to implement? Check out this back to school ideas post to help how to jumpstart a classroom economy system. This tells you everything complete with managing classroom economy money ! Lots of free resources, too!

Jumpstart a Classroom Economy

I have read and written myself the ins and outs of a classroom economy. Sometimes the posts can come across as too overwhelming (I admit that my previous posts are very extensive). This post is aimed to provide teachers…

Books Teachers Love: June

It’s that time again! 12 bloggers are sharing their favorite read aloud for the month AND giving away four of these books for free! Yes, I know I am only supposed to blog about one book but I just…

Mastering Multiplication Facts With Otter Creek

 As you are reading this, I am probably doing some meaningless task that all teachers do their first two weeks on Summer break. I like to become a vegetable for a week or so then re-join society the following…