Everyone loves a good throwback sometimes. In this case, we will head back to new books: April 2023 and explore the amazing stories! Hopefully, this exploration will help you find the perfect ones for your collection. I’m sharing all of these books on video as well! Check out the Picture Books: … [Read more...] about New Books for April 2023
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I look forward to newly released picture books every month! Honestly, I cannot wait to see all the fantastic new options. As I read them, I instantly think about how to use them in the classroom. Since staying on top of new books can be challenging with the lack of time teachers have, I loved … [Read more...] about New August Books – 2023
It’s crazy to think about how fast summer is flying by! Before long, all teachers will be back in the classroom. So, many are figuring out how to start the school year. Planning for the beginning of the year is tough because students do not know routines yet. This means teachers spend much time … [Read more...] about Back to School Books
Sadly, teachers have to remind students to be kind every day. While students do not necessarily mean to hurt those around them, it happens in all classrooms. With so much social media influence over our youngest students, hurtful words and actions often occur. So, teachers work tirelessly to ensure … [Read more...] about Teaching the Importance of Kindness with Be Kind
Unfortunately, students go through so many uncomfortable situations. Honestly, there is no way to know what will happen each day. So, they often begin to doubt themselves and experience much anxiety. Since teachers understand the power of self-talk and mental health, they incorporate creative ways … [Read more...] about Teaching Positive Thinking Skills with I Can Handle It!
Imagine going through an entire day, unable to understand what anyone is saying. You have no idea how to ask to use the restroom or how to find your way around. Sadly, this happens to students worldwide as they move to an area with a new language. Additionally, there are students with different … [Read more...] about Including Others with Gibberish