πŸ”¬CreativityπŸ”­

Creativity is vital to a classroom. I believe it has been pushed to wayside in some ways. I am here to bring it to light about its importance. Our children need structure , of course, but they also need the freedom to be themselves and have a moment of creative “free” time to design. Whether…

πŸ–ŒPainter’s PlotsπŸ”

Last week, our focus for reading was plot, theme, sequencing and main idea. This is where I wanted the kids creative minds to come out. Thus started a lesson with painter stir sticks! He he. Sounds funny but the kids loved it. The kids created their own stories using painters sticks, the beauty of markers…

New Years Resolutions!

Today is our first day back to school for the kiddos and I am trying to patiently await their arrival at school. I am getting ready for a day of new “you’s” and new ways to try and better ourselves. I will be starting the day with my resolutions to the kids as they have…

πŸ¦„My Freebie CreationπŸ¦„

Here is my Freebie! Here is the attachment for my recent Freebie from my TeacherspayTeachers account (http://bit.ly/2dTxaBo). Explanation of Freebie: It is an easier way of creating and CHANGING groups. You cut strips ofΒ  sticky notes paper and you put the students name on them. You stick and personalize your groups off of the template…

πŸ“šMy classroomπŸ“š

This is my classroom life. I am obsessed with sock monkey and COLOR! I wanted to be able to show my classroom and it’s schematics. From the word wall, to the magnetic letters area, I have created a classroom environment I am so happy with. The green circles on the tables are for dry erase…

🍎Top 15 best teachers? I’ll take it!!🍎 YAY!

I awoke this fine morning to a friend tagging me on the “brightside” website saying that I was in their article, but not only IN it… I was labeled one of the top 15 teachers in the 🌎 WORLD 🌎 I am still walking on cloud nine😏 Here is the link if ya still think…

Bring your boy to school day…

This is not a tip or trick or an educational “help” but it’s a big piece of my life. My son. So, Once in a great while I get the pleasure of bringing my wonderful child to school. Yesterday was that day, due to certain circumstances, and he was such a hard worker. There were…