Heading into a new school year means a new group of students and unpredictable behaviors. You’ve just left a classroom of students that are independent and know how things run in your classroom. It’s intimidating to enter a new school year not knowing how the new group of students may be. There are some activities
You might be wondering . . . what in the world is an affirmation station?? Well, affirmation is a form of emotional support or encouragement. Believe it or not, kids need tons and tons of affirmation that they are good enough and doing thing correctly. They spend most of their days with us, their teachers,
As a primary education teacher, I find that the most important aspect of a successful school year is building a sense of community in the classroom. When my students feel heard, loved and safe as they walk through my doors we are able to focus on the day ahead. We have a level of respect
I don’t know about you, but the first warm, sunny day of the season has me looking for spring classroom ideas! In this post, I will be sharing how I use spring PowerPoint templates, spring newsletters, and spring Google slides templates to bring spring vibes to my classroom. Spring Newsletters First, spring newsletters are one
So much has changed for me since I started using timer slides for Powerpoint. I am not constantly resetting (and losing!) the kitchen timers I once used in the classroom to keep track of time. Now I simply use a timer for on my slides that keeps everything running smoothly for me all day. Powerpoint
Do you prioritize creating classroom newsletters in your classroom? Once upon a time, I just wasn’t organized enough to even think about adding another item on my plate like a classroom newsletter. 🥴 Now, I always create my classroom newsletters on Tuesday’s after school. This routine is part of my planning system. I talk about
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I help current & future teachers organize, systematize, & decorate their classrooms so they can spend their time focusing on their students.