Mid-year Update: Alternative Seating
It's hard to believe that the school year is almost half-way over! I spent some time over winter break re-arranging my classroom. Ever si...
Classroom Reveal 2013
Alright folks. I finally decided I was ready to take pictures of my room today. Of course there are a million more things to be done but yo...
New Classroom Set Up: Encouraging Self-Directed Learning and Collaboration
Accomplish more engaging instruction with this new classroom set-up that will encourage self-directed learning and collaboration.
Flexible Seating made easy in the classroom. This post is filled with the most FAQ's and answers. It also comes with links to where she gets all of her flexible seating options! A must read for any teacher that is thinking about doing flexible seating in their classroom!
My 2013-2014 First Grade Classroom Reveal!! - Miss DeCarbo
I’m finally ready to share my 2013-2014 classroom pics with you! 🙂 I have some number signs to still hang up, but for the most part, it’s done! For the first time ever, I did not do a “theme” this year in my room. And, let me just tell you, I had so. much. fun […]
Classroom benches- three different levels so everyone can see- the top level is a milk crate + a half one zip tied together- middle is a crate on the side and the bottom is a crate flat on the ground- 3 crates for each bench- I love them!
I did a lot or research and found a lot of benefits to stability balls. (If you would like to read the articles comment below and I wi...
10 Ways to Support Students with Hyperactivity & Attention Needs - Teaching with Jillian Starr
I know I am not alone when I say that I struggle to sit through staff meetings without doodling on my paper, shifting in my seat, getting up to use the bathroom and occasionally whispering with my teacher friend next to me. Now, these are every other week, and only for an hour. Every time I leave, I think, “How are kids expected to do it all day?!?” Teaching
Teacher to Teacher Ideas in the Top Teaching Blog | Scholastic
Exciting lesson ideas, classroom strategies, teaching tips, book lists, videos, and reproducibles in a daily blog by teachers from the classrooms of extraordinary mentor
Positive Notes Home to Parents ~ Cactus-Themed Classroom Management
These cactus-themed, positive notes for students are perfect for acknowledging positive behavior, strong effort, and hard work. They are a great way to build a positive classroom culture as you head back to school this year! This resource is a great addition to your classroom management repertoire. ...
OH WOW. Hello! Needless to say I've been a busy bee since August. And I'm not the best at keeping up with blogs. But here I am at last ...