Did you know that you can print on sticky notes? I sure didn't! If you are like me, you love post-it notes. I mean, the bright colors...the small sizes...it's an organizational dream! When I discovered that you can print on post-it notes...GAME CHANGER. I am obsessed. It's so simple to do and … [Read more...] about How to Print on Sticky Notes
March 2nd is Read Across America Day! Many classrooms celebrate on this day, during the first week of March or even for the whole month! There are so many ways to share amazing books with your students. I’ve pulled together some Read Across America ideas to help you celebrate! You can check … [Read more...] about Read Across America Ideas
Do you celebrate World Read Aloud Day? It was founded by LitWorld in 2010 and it focuses on the power of the read aloud. It stresses how read-alouds build community and the importance of amplifying new stories. Here are a few of my favorite World Read Aloud Day activities. Check out World Read … [Read more...] about World Read Aloud Day Activities
I previously wrote about helping students to read at home. But...what happens during a school vacation? They just don't have that stability and schedule. Making a reading plan for break will help students be successful! Want to watch or listen to this information? Check out my YouTube video … [Read more...] about Making a Reading Plan for Break
Want to watch or listen to this information? Check out the YouTube video for First Chapter Friday here! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jz9p0tqkkK8 What is First Chapter Friday? First Chapter Friday is a sneak-peek of a novel to entice your students to want to read the rest of the book. You … [Read more...] about First Chapter Fridays
A few weeks back, I shared a blog post all about how to build a classroom library on a budget. In this post, I want to dive deep into one of those tips. I am going to share how to get more out of Scholastic book orders. Did you know? You can watch or listen to this information on my YouTube … [Read more...] about Get More Out of Scholastic Book Orders!