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Why Get Organized?
Why should teachers care about being organized? Whether you are naturally organized or not, using simple tips to be organized can make or break your teaching day!
Many years ago our staff participated in a district professional development presentation where we all had to take a personality test. The purpose was to demonstrate that we all had very different strengths and learning styles, and so would our students!
The one thing almost all of the teachers had in common was [Read More…]
Looking for something super simple for your first grade writing centers? Download these FREE seasonal writing templates for your writing center!
These fun writing topper templates are a great way to offer differentiation and interest in your writing centers!
I created a set to use through the school year for seasonal topics.
They are free to download and try with your students!
TEACHER PREP DIRECTIONS:
These centers require very little prep! Just copy the topper and writing template you’ve chosen for each student. Students will need [Read More…]
This will be my 25th year searching for cute new Mother’s and Father’s Day ideas! Because I often have siblings of my students from previous years, I don’t want to repeat those ideas too often.
I’ve collected a big list of ideas, most of which I’ve tried in my classroom to see how well they work out in real life!
The first one is super simple: a bouquet of paper flowers with a twist! Each flower stem has a coupon that mom’s [Read More…]
Do your students need help with sight words?
Emma from Clever Classroom and I have some sight word ideas to share with you!
We have teamed up to each launch our own VIP groups, and we’ll be sending out our best teaching ideas and free resources!
By joining up with Whimsy Workshop Teaching you’ll get an instant download:
A Giant Game Board for practicing sight words!
This is SO much fun for my students! Just print out the pages and tape end to end so that [Read More…]
Introducing a Clickable Resource Catalog for TPT
That moment when you find the right piece of clip art for your project…
…and when you can’t find it after searching for hours.
So often I hear teachers saying that it’s difficult (or impossible!) to search for the clip art they need for a project. This can be so frustrating, and is part of the reason I began creating my own clip art. Thankfully, the custom categories at TPT helped a lot with this problem.
It is [Read More…]