Critical Thinking Skills Posters
Hello everyone out there in blog-land! It's been a super crazy busy start to this school year so I've been a bit MIA on the blog (but you can find me on Instagram more often)! I have a student teacher this year, I am Junior Class Advisor (and this week is Homecoming week), and I have my normal course load to attend to so my plate has been full! However, I'm here with another set of FREE POSTER PRINTABLES for your classroom! As a social studies teacher, I'm always seeking ways to work on my…
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It is that time of year that is typically the most stressful for teachers— 1st quarter report cards, conferences, American Education Week, and maybe even observations? Report cards don’t need to stress you out and give you a constant headache! A focus of my school this year is to make sure we utilize report cards …
Classroom Rewards That Won't Break the Bank
I think most teachers would prefer a world where all students were intrinsically motivated, but it just isn't an every day reality. Many of us dig deep If you're tired of digging into your own pockets to find ways to motivate your students, you need to check out these FREE reward coupons. You can even use the editable option to add your own coupons.
Summer Bucket List Craftivity
A fun craftivity flap book where students write about all the friends they are going to see this summer, the places they want to visit, and the things they want to do. Includes eight different versions of the pages: blank, lined, blank & line, & picture frame, and two versions of the cover (with and without a sun). Each of those are with a normal block font and another "fun" font.
27 Ways To Enhance Retention In Your Students -
27 Ways To Enhance Retention In Your Students by TeachThought Staff How you can help students retain what they learn? What sort of teaching strategies, curriculum mapping techniques, or other changes can you use to help them remember and apply information? Most broadly, this is a matter of understanding and transfer. The more complete a student’s understanding, […]
Let's Talk Parent-Teacher Conferences
Read this blog post filled with tips and advice for parent-teacher conferences and grab this free template!
Lesson Plan Pack
Engagement Strategies reference page - perfect to have out during planning! From Teacher Trap's "Lesson Plan Pack."
How to Differentiate a Lesson Reference Guide
Need a fast way to create a differentiated lesson for your students? This handy "cheat sheet" is all you need to create a lesson to meet the needs of your GATE students. Decide on your thinking skill, content, resources, and the product by using this one page guide.
Take a Peek Inside The Mind of a Middle Schooler: Part 2 | The TpT Blog
During the middle school years, students will experience their lifetime's greatest amount of brain growth. Help them learn to understand and work with the changes.
Teaching Writing: the 4-1-1 (video post!)
So, you have to teach writing, huh? Or maybe you already teach writing and you're looking for some fresh insight? Well, ladies and gentlemen, this is the blog post for you! I've compiled a video post all about how I teach writing in my middle school classroom. This video was a beast, but it's finally finished! I've had so many emails and questions about how I teach writing, that I thought I'd compile it all into a video. It's loooong, but I had so much to say! I'd love to hear your thoughts…
Revised Blooms Taxonomy Question Stems for Key Ring
Revised Blooms Taxonomy Questions Stems are designed for a key ring. Laminate, hole punch at the top and put on a key ring for fast and easy access to question stems - anytime!
Modern Tech + Classic Lit.
My freshmen are wrapping up our study of The Odyssey this week, and I couldn’t help but share their adorable efforts on a recent in-class activity. Like a proud parent who tapes gold-star papers to…