Teaching? I'm on the phone! - Be your best teacher!
Seven ways a smart phone can make a teacher’s life easier! Use your phone to record who did the homework. Don’t collect all that paper if you only have time to verify who completed the assignment. You can easily use the scan to spreadsheet solution- Got the Homework Blues? Randomly call on students or choose… Continue reading →
Ecosystems Google Classroom Distance Learning Interactive Notebook
I love this ecosystem interactive notebook for my students. It contains food webs, food chains, energy pyramids, and more. Part of the Earth Science interactive notebook series. Great interactive journal projects for 4th grade - middle school.
Printing a Poster... the Cheapskate Way!
Did you know you can print big, beautiful posters for your classroom using your own computer and printer! Check out my easy tutorial and NEVER spend money again to decorate your room!
How To Make Baking Soda Rockets For Kids
Sometimes the easiest science experiments are the best! Check out this easy science project: baking soda rockets for kids!
Planning for a Long Term Sub
Planning for my maternity leave was a bit of a struggle. I didn't know how simple or complex I should make my sub plans. I didn't want to overwhelm the sub but I also didn't want to leave out any details. Here's what I ended up doing! 1. I bought two milk crates and filled them file folders. Each file folder is labeled for a week at a time. 2. Within each week is a lesson plan and five folders, one for each day. 3. Within each daily folder contains everything needed to carry out the days…
The Case of the Missing Cake: Using a CSI Lab to Teach Chemical and Physical Changes
Super engaging CSI Lab to help students observe and classify physical and chemical changes in the middle school science classroom. #science #education
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
How I Organized, Prepped, and Planned for Maternity Leave (And Left With Peace of Mind) | The TpT Blog
Miss DeCarbo shares how she prepped and organized her classroom before going on maternity leave so that her maternity sub would be all set.
FIDGET SPINNERS IN THE CLASSROOM STEM PROJECT
Fidget spinners in the classroom is a hot topic. While many parents and teachers see the benefits of fidget spinners and their controlled use in the classroom, their popularity with students has led to some backlash - especially as many students have been using them as a toy and not a tool for focus. Put a Positive Spin on Fidget Spinners Regardless of your feelings about using fidget spinners in the classroom, I do think there is something there with the trend that educators should not…