Get to Know You Games for the First Weeks of School! - Teach with hope.
Today I am brining you the perfect combination of back to school ice-breakers and games for those first days of school! Back to school is a crazy time and we all want to hit the ground running. There are routines and procedures to teach and we are ready to get to them the second those kids walk in the door. Building community and getting to know
20 Tips for New Teachers — Alleah Maree
Hey hey, teacher friend!! Oh MY, congratulations on landing a new teaching job! I’m so INCREDIBLY stoked for you. I remember that feeling and it’s so SO good. Whether it’s your first classroom or maybe you’re going back after being away for a bit, either way that’s super exciting and I know you’re
The Difference Between Ordinary and Extraordinary is that Little Extra: The Letter Board
Quotes, Letter Board, Quote of the Day, Inspirational Quotes
How I Teach Math in 5th Grade - Teaching with Jennifer Findley
This post breaks down how one teacher teaches math in 5th grade and how her weekly math instruction is structured, including the math resources needed.
Notebook Set-Ups 2015-2016
This year I set up my notebooks pretty similar to last year's with some minor changes. For the covers, students used cardstock and a pre-made class label. They had to put 5 numbers that represented them. After they were finished, I covered them with some clear plastic covers I found at Five Below. It was kind of like laminating/contact paper in one, but much easier to work with and thicker. I had bought it hoping to make a cabinet dry erase when I discovered they were actually clear. That…
20 Teacher Hacks You Wish You Would Have Thought Of | Chaylor & Mads
These teacher hacks are brilliant ideas for your classroom that will make your life so much easier this year. Number nine will change your life!