The 3 C’s Challenge

Dear Educator, yes YOU! I have a challenge for you this school year. The 3 C’s Coordinate Coordinate times to meet. Be happy about it and use your time wisely. Meet together and plan fun lessons. Resist the urge to complain when you are together. Share the positive part of your day. Cooperate Cooperate with each other. Listen to each other’s ideas and be open to new things. It is ok to agree to disagree.…

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Teach.Life.Style Subscription Box May 2018

With Teacher Appreciation Week coming up, I have the perfect gift box for the special teacher on your list. The Teach Life Style box is filled with goodies that are sent to your door each month. This is not like your typical teacher subscription box. It is filled with things that are related to teaching but also some sweet lifestyle favorites. My favorite is the T-shirt that they sent. It is the perfect mix of…

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Get Your Kids to Enjoy Reading!

One of the most popular questions that I get asked is how do I get my child (or students) to enjoy reading? That is such a great question and kudos to you for knowing the importance of literacy. Often times, as teachers, we have the same question too. A lot of people think that it is very hard to build lifelong readers and it can be true. I mean, we are competing with razor scooters, video…

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Children’s Books – Top Picks in April

Books – I cannot get enough of them. This is especially true when it comes to children’s books. A new series I am starting on the blog is Children’s Books Favorites. This month I have chosen five of my current read aloud favorites. Those Shoes By Maribeth Boelts – Illustrated by Noah Jones Those Shoes is the story of a boy who is like many other children. He wants the latest pair of shoes. Everyone…

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My Classroom Setup and Design

If you are a teacher, you know that a huge part of our time is spent in our classrooms. We all spend so much time decorating our homes to make it a warm and inviting place – why don’t we do the same for the room that we spend half of our time in? I have made it a goal of mine to transform my classroom each year into a place that I want to…

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