Read aloud time is a common practice in nearly every elementary classroom, but did you know that your read alouds can be more than just ...
Children naturally love reading with a partner, and the majority love it if you let them get up and move too. Another reason working in ...
When little ones enter kindergarten, they often come with a range of skills. Some may be reading, and some may know only a few letters. ...
If you want the perfect book to hook your students into your lesson on persuasive writing, I Wanna Iguana is it! Karen Orloff uses le...
As the new year begins, one of THE most important things we can do to help make it a GREAT year is to BUILD RELATIONSHIPS with each chil...
Cliques, bullying, and lying are just a few challenges teachers and parents work through with children. These problems can not only crea...
As students grow up in our classrooms, one of the most important duties we have as teachers and citizens is to help our students develop...
Ahhhh...the first week of school. You have your LONG list of to-dos you needed to complete during your work week, and naturally, your week...
Do you start your days with morning meetings? Morning meetings are a great time to review previously taught lessons, work on community b...
Pinterest is certainly buzzing with pins galore, and we teachers are spending our free time scanning those pins for the perfect classroo...
As we are introducing the alphabet letters and sounds to our kindergarten students, we are setting the stage for beginning reading. In...