Decorating our classroom, to me, is something that I enjoy each year. I like making a room inviting and colorful for my students. Already this year, I have had students comment on our classroom decorations. My goal this year was to keep it simple by using the same color scheme
Category: Back to School Tip
One important part of classroom preparation is having a plan for classroom routines and procedures. As classroom teachers, we want our students to know and understand expectations, and we want them to meet those expectations so that our classrooms will run smoothly. Establishing classroom routines and procedures not only benefits
What do feather boas, pompom shakers, chain links, and tissue paper all have in common? Bulletin boards! That’s what! I work with an amazing group of teachers. Not only are they amazing at teaching and working with our sweet kiddos, but they are pretty amazing decorators as well. and this
One of my most visited blog post is Favorite Read Alouds for the First Week of School. In this post, I list several picture books that I love to read during the first week including a few that are not normally associated as a back to school book. One book that I
4 Encouraging Phrases to Share with Your Students Do you wonder what to say to your students on the first day of school? There are so many things that can be covered and discussed, so how do you narrow this down? I want to share 4 encouraging phrases to share
I teach with some wonderful ladies (and 1 gentleman). They are dedicated, caring, and so creative! These are a sample of the bulletin boards that adorn our hallways this year thanks to the creativity of our teachers. This rainbow bulletin board is beautiful! I love the little clear marbles that are hung
I always say that it takes two weeks for everyone to get settled in at the beginning of school. Routines are established, schedules are in place, students and teachers are settled in. I think we are now reaching that point, and now we are ready for a year of learning!