Raise your hand if the date on your board is anything but... today's date? That has been my life for the past decade! My kids tell me every day that the date is wrong and then just write down an ancient date on their papers #teacherfail! I realized that if it's been this long and I have not managed ... Read More about Easy to Maintain Date Board
There are so many ways to celebrate birthdays in the classroom! I've done several different things throughout the years but this year, I found the perfect combo. Kept it easy and meaningful for the kids! Read below to see how we celebrate birthdays. Please note that this blog post includes some ... Read More about Student Birthday Tips and Tricks
There are so many things going on during Meet the Teacher night. One of them showing parents everything they will be seeing going home throughout the year. I always like to show parents an example of a newsletter and calendar so that they know what they will look like. This year I decided to print ... Read More about Printing Poster Sized Newsletters and Calendars at Home!
While I was at my local store, I could not find the perfect bag for my team's BTS gifts. Not only that, the bags I was considering were about $5 each! I decided to create some instead. I went to my local craft store and purchased a set of gift bags and designed some labels. Take a look at how they ... Read More about Back-to-School Bags
I'm about to share something about my life that very few people know about. I was a behavior problem. When I tell people this, they usually don't believe me. I think it has to do with the fact that most of my teacher friends had a super positive experience in their schooling and my experience ... Read More about The Importance of Establishing Positive Relationships