Reading Comprehension dice Game - grades K-2
Students read a picture book in pairs. After reading they roll a dice and the corresponding number instructs them to apply a certain comprehension strategy - make a text to self connection, retell, determine importance, use questioning, visualizing, infer The set includes one game card for teache...
Friday Letter Anchor Chart
This anchor chart is the perfect way to implement Friday Letters in your classroom. This is a series of questions students can use to respond to when writing their weekly letter to you. Unsure about what a Friday letter is? Hop on over to my blog to read more about it. The questions include: - What...
100+ Questions to Build Relationships - Distance Learning
Use this free list of over 100 questions to help build relationships, integrate social emotional learning, and develop a positive class climate with your students! Strong, positive, and genuine relationships are a foundational element for success for all learners. This includes relationships between...
Take a Peek Inside The Mind of a Middle Schooler: Part 1
In part one of Take a Peek Inside the Mind of a Middle Schooler we'll explore attention span, brain growth, and learning through interaction with others.
6 Questions To Ask Your Students On Day One - ASCD Inservice
It’s that time again – time to think about that very first day of school and how you greet your class on day one. How will you begin to create an environment for risk and creativity? Will your students be greeted by rules and “thou shalt nots”, or by questions that set the stage for […]
Digital Flip Book - Virtual Meet the Teacher Open House - Young Teacher Love
Learn how do a Virtual Meet the Teacher Open House with ideas, printables, and free digital invitations for students and families.
Frickin' Packets | Cult of Pedagogy
Are your worksheets contributing to meaningful learning, or just keeping students busy?
Beautiful Visual Featuring 7 Ways to Do Formative Assessments in Class
Free resource of educational web tools, 21st century skills, tips and tutorials on how teachers and students integrate technology into education
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3 Must-Try Teacher Hacks from Home Improvement Stores - Chalk & Apples
As a teacher, I am always on the lookout for cool new tools to make my classroom run more smoothly. I’ve found that some of the best tools come, not from a teacher store, but from your local home improvement store. Here are three of my favorites this year: 1. Mechanic’s Stool This year, I…
Team-Building Activities for Back to School - The Colorful Apple
The first week of school sure is a busy one! I work hard to balance the mandatory paperwork with games, hands-on activities and team-building fun. Even with bigger kids, it’s important to keep them moving throughout the day and providing a variety of activities. 1. Marshmallow Tower For this activity, you’ll need the following materials […]
Parental Involvement Brochure and Poster
Parental involvement is very important to a child's success in school, but how can we get our parents in? This blog post shares information about how and why parental involvement matters. Resource Description:This resource includes a printable poster with 20 suggestions for involving your parents PL...