Finally - My Room Tour
Wow, what a great start to the new school year! It's hard to believe that we've already been in school for three weeks! This year has definitely been an exciting transition for me. I've taught middle school ELA for me entire 10 year teaching career. The last 6 years have been 7th and 8th grade Gifted ELA. I got my elementary certification 4 years ago and have just been waiting on the right opportunity. Our school system Rif'd 120 teachers at the end of the school year and then transferred…
Get Ready for School with Freebielicious and Educents
Get ready for back to school with classroom inspiration, a must-follow Pinterest board, freebies, and a special Educents product bundle from Freebielicious
Sweet pot bread, a South African braai classic – Melkkos & Merlot
Pot bread with a sweet twist. Brown sugar and cream turn the traditional braai classic into a sticky treat your kids will devour.
We have started our 5 day Science Unit on plants. We will be studying the parts of a plant and the things that plants need to survive. Pictures to come as the week progresses! Day 1: Introduction -We started out by looking at a bean. I asked the students what they thought it was and got answers like "a rock," "a seed," "a bean," "a plant," etc. - I told them that many of them were correct. It is a bean, a seed and will be a plant! - We then discussed what we knew about plants- or our "Plant…
8 Tips To Help Support a Kinesthetic Classroom - Differentiated Kindergarten
What does your kindergarten word wall look like at the end of the year?
A Word Wall Tip!
Hi everyone, I have been seeing quite a bit of discussion about word walls lately... probably because we are all heading back into our classrooms to start our decorating frenzy! Some of my blogging friends have already started their school year! Wow!! I thought I'd show you how I set up my word wall today... I like to encourage my students to USE the word wall, not just let it sit pretty on our wall... Ha! That being said, I decided to make it usable by adding magnets to the back of each…