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My Silly Firsties Currently and so much more School stuff

My Silly Firsties Currently and so much more School stuff

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I LOVE MAKING GOALS! 🙂 Sometimes, I forget to keep going with them, hahaha. Am I the only one that does that?!? I'm a great beginner…the middle is where I ...

Perfect little anchor chart for the first week of school! :) Love setting goals with my kiddos!

My Silly Firsties: Parent Conferences Made Easy! | Primary Teaching Resources and Ideas | Parenting, Parent communication, School diary

I hope these little anchor charts gave you some inspiration! You might notice alot of MY handwriting. I try to use post its as much as possible so that ...

My Silly Firsties: July 2014. Perfect little anchor chart for the first week of school! :) Great way to discuss solving problems in the classroom!

This past week I had my first full week at my school. Every year I work really hard at establishing a strong relationship with each one of my students from ...

And I can NOT have my babies being any of those things!! This is a great little discussion to have, especially after reading books like Crysanthemum, ...

My Silly Firsties: Currently and so much more!

Finally, I want my classroom to be a place that builds confidence, independence, and self-awareness. I want all my little ones to know that they are an ...

I had a separate filing system at home filled with more tutoring stuff. Everything I need for that day is in my ...

My Silly Firsties: The First Week!

It reminded me that there isn't ONE way to manage a classroom...each classroom is different, and sometimes each month in each classroom is different!

Teachers are going back to school soon! Here are 20 teacher-inspired ideas for

LOVE Back to School Must-Haves!

My Silly Firsties: Student Take Home Binders

Personal: A few posts back I explained that I have been working out with Gabbyand Laird.com. There are 90 free workouts on their website (his and her ...

I am always so thankful for the diverse families and students I've had during

BACK TO SCHOOL - EASY MORNING MESSAGES - Ten morning messages with a Back to School

... Alisha that create the cutest stuff and then sends it my way! Have you seen her new units, yet?! They are truly making summer school a lot more fun!

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Even waaaaaaay back when it was simply Weekly Reader, I looked forward to reading it as a student! Now, I enjoy using it as a teacher.

I honestly do not know what I would do without interactive notebooks. These notebooks are so much more than just cutting and gluing.

Another fun activity is Pumpkin Spin A Word….spin the spinner and follow the directions for writing your spelling words – in all capital letters, ...

If you're still in school and you're looking for a great end

I ...

Default behaviors.

CLASS RULES- Officer Buckle and Gloria is one of my favorite books for teaching about school safety and rules–and why they're important.

I asked my students what their favorite area of our class is and they picked the library so I thought I would show that too.

... spell words at school, but I had no idea how to keep my magazine supply nice and plump. Now I don't even have to worry about it. LOVE, LOVE, LOVE them!

My firsties…are mesmerized by all this goodness!

Back to School Tips and Freebies

I can't wait to hear about your resolutions, too! Happy New Year bloggers:)

I didn't even know, but I was doing #booksnaps

Currently - January 2016

I just love having my firsties build authentic graphs without coloring in a worksheet. There are so major high-level thinking going on and it's so much more ...

Saw this while at Caribou yesterday for my second coffee that day. I can so relate 😂 How many more days of school for you?

Lesson Planning Tips and Tricks for Teachers! Streamline your lesson planning routine with tons of

post, I've come to the realization that I could probably talk to you for days about my love for ClassDojo and the many ways you could use it in your ...

Over the course of a half-hour my sweet friends arrived at school with their parents, grandparents, and siblings! We greeted one another, ...

This is my front cover. Isn't she puuuurty? As well as the spine.

My Silly Firsties: Problem Solving Practice! And a SALE!!! | Blog Posts and Products | Problem solving

Another important place to discuss expectations is the hallway!!! I love using this chart because it's perfect to hang right by our door.

And then Thursday night at 7:50 we took my 15 month old to the doctor and found out he has croup. So I stayed home Friday. My poor firsties are missing this ...

As I sit here, not being able to sleep on my last week of school with my students. I think about my experience teaching this year versus my last year.

... Mad About Mad Libs: Autumn Edition {Parts of Speech Activity}

Have you seen this KooKoo Kangaroo video yet? I am using it in our last week of school as my parting message to my kiddos. It is a totally silly– in the ...

We also made a class book, introducing ourselves. This is always a hit, because they love when I read it out loud and they have to guess who is who.

We completed a little zombie graphing from my sweet friend Haley over at My Silly Firsties. The kids went cray-cray for this one.

Needless to say, we read the “First Day Jitters” and talked about how “everyone” is nervous during ...

These dividers with pockets are for my grid paper. I always take notes on grid paper. I L O V E it!!!!!! I have a folder divider for team meetings, ...

Then I gathered up a few more supplies, and I was ready to go! In just 3 simple steps, I made durable and adorable bookmarks that are perfect for home and ...

... I love seeing the students' responses to this project. They can really surprise you with the fabulous safety tips they come up with. These are great as ...

Another fun activity is Pumpkin Spin A Word….spin the spinner and follow the directions for writing your spelling words – in all capital letters, ...

Teach feelings and friendship now to avoid behavior problems later.

From An Apple for the Teacher - August 01, 2015

To get ready for college.

Weekly Update 1/25

22 days ago, Beebe Early Childhood .

Regularly $11.00, this pack is $5.50 for today only! Go ahead and grab these assessments and be prepared for when school starts! Plan to give these pre and ...

Back to School with 10 First Week Lessons

Want to know how I to get my kiddos motivated to stay focused, always try their best, and be model students? It's something they really work hard to earn.

... plans and didn't get to capture what I know would have been some awesome learning moments for my firsties. But....some things are just more important.

We love making slime – you'll also want to check out our recipes for lemonade slime (scented!) and sparkly gold slime. Floam slime is another of my ...

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I am always so thankful for the diverse families and students I've had during

How do teachers keep up on all the latest trends in education? How do they

Most classroom songs come with lyrics – many that are print-ready. If they are inside a CD jacket, you can enlarge them on the copier or quickly re-type ...

Lesson Planning Tips and Tricks for Teachers! Streamline your lesson planning routine with tons of

My Silly Firsties: Library Labels Freebie

... Silly Rhymes: Rhyming Activities: Poetry Comprehension: Fun Comprehension #2

What type of folder is best?

Daily Literacy Practice Activities

Last year was probably my favorite year of teaching ever. I was in a brand new, amazing school with great staff and I had an exceptional class.

Interactive Morning

I am so excited to share my new summarizing unit with you. My kids love summarizing with SWBST (somebody, wanted, but, so, then) and I hope your kids will, ...

I've mostly been using games and activities from Primary Punch's geometry pack and my kids sure have enjoyed them.

Guess What? Pigs DO Fly!

about 1 month ago, Beebe Early Childhood .

I better get this Shout Out Linky posted while it's still the single digits of March!!!

Also don't forget that TpT is throwing their back to school sale this Monday and Tuesday!

Have you seen this KooKoo Kangaroo video yet? I am using it in our last week of school as my parting message to my kiddos. It is a totally silly– in the ...

Now, let's read a fun story – like Crictor by Tomi Ungerer. Crictor is a French snake, so obviously he's perfect for helping teach blends!

My New Friend Is So Fun!

This is the biggest motivator for my kids; they LOVE sharing their writing. Typically 4-5 students share each afternoon, so ...

Community supplies are a lifesaver in my classroom. It is so much easier to combine all the supplies, then to worry about whose crayons are whose or if a ...

25 Brilliant 100th day of school activities.

Classroom Organization Blog Hop

Leadership Day April 28 at our awesome school! Our kids will be showcasing their leadership skills! #LoveMySchoolDay

Here's a great FREE response page by my friend Jen at 2nd Grade Snickerdoodles! Jen also has a fabulous book study perfect for grades 2 and 3!

And check out this HUGE give away at Growing Firsties! The word on the street is that Growing Firsties has a crush!

It's getting real now!!! • August 13 is going to come fast,

Who Am I Task Card Game

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I like starting our poetry unit with acrostic poems because they are so familiar with them…we've been doing these ALL year!

One of my kids told me that it had always been her dream to do centers all day long, and apparently this was the best day ever, so I was told.

The book is so engaging and funny that I can refer back to it and remind them to be a whole body listener.