So, you just found out that you are moving to a new grade level next year. What do you do with all your classroom books?? You could do what I did and store them all in a box in your basement. But…I don’t recommend that! When I moved from second grade to fifth grade, I thought I had to get rid of … [Read more...] about Moving Grade Levels … What About the Books?
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
I should start out by saying that I LOVE planning. Yes, there are challenging parts to the process, but thinking about what I need to teach and how my students will learn best, really gets the gears in my mind moving. Watch my Facebook Live on this topic here: Let's start with the basics. … [Read more...] about Picking a Planner
I have always used student jobs in my classroom. I didn't, however, always run them well. Sure, we rotated the job chart every week (if I remembered). Sure, most of my students completed their roles (half-heartedly). But, it seemed as though my classroom jobs were becoming more work than they … [Read more...] about An Effective Approach to Classroom Jobs
Are you a teacher who wants to have a classroom that is neat and organized? But you don't have enough time during the day. Or there are are too many papers. Maybe you just don't know where to start. Either way, you are in the right place. The 7-Minute Shuffle Email Course The 7-Minute … [Read more...] about The 7-Minute Shuffle: Free Organization Email Course
Do you ever feel as though there are constantly papers piling up on your desk? And you just don't know what to do with them all? Here are just a few tips to keep you (and your students) organized in the classroom! Designate Make sure that there is a place for every paper. You need a place for … [Read more...] about A Place for Every Paper