It has been a week since Hurricane Harvey hit the Texas coast. To say that living through this storm is one of the hardest things I have ever done is an understatement. I sit here counting all my blessings as I type this post. So much of my time this week was spent praying, hiding in the… Read More
Are you looking for ways to manage your classroom? Here are some popular tested classroom management ideas for those of us heading back to school or just wanting to sharpen up our student’s behavior. Who hasn’t been there at some point? Fortunately, there are a number of methods to help promote good behavior.
It is the time of the year we are looking for motivation to help us have a successful end of the school year. We reflect on all the things we have learned, taught and still want to teach our students. It always seems shocking how quickly the year actually flies by. So, as you start to prepare for the… Read More
Have you been looking for fun ways to incorporate poetry into your curriculum.Poetry is a great idea for students of all ages and it can be a lot of fun. You can instill a love for poetry that they will carry with them for many years. I have been teaching poetry to my students throughout the year. I love teaching poetry… Read More
Are you in search for some fun Spring Literacy Activities to use in your classroom? I wanted to share some things I have found to be helpful this time of the year! I bet you are excited as Spring Break is almost here! Here in Texas we have Spring Break the second week of March. It is a great mini… Read More
If your students are getting ready to take the state tests, you may be wondering what you can do to help them prepare. Luckily, there are a number of things you can do. Test prep is important for students of all ages and learning levels. There is more that goes into test prep than just the material itself. For example,… Read More