Category: Classroom Management

Morning Work: Reading, Writing, Centers, or Spiral?

Morning Work: Reading, Writing, Centers, or Spiral?

One of the many things I didn’t learn in college was the importance of morning work. Having a consistent, efficient morning routine can either set you up for an amazing morning of learning or...

Oh, Baby! Preparing Students for Maternity Leave

Oh, Baby! Preparing Students for Maternity Leave

If you read my “Five for Friday” yesterday, then you know I am expecting. I am filled with both joy and anxiety. My due date is September 30th, so IF I make it to...

Fall in Love with Teaching Blog Hop

Fall in Love with Teaching Blog Hop

I am so excited to be participating in the “Fall in Love With Teaching” blog hop. Today, I want to share my ideas for avoiding the paper trap. (Keep reading…there may or may not...

Sticks & Stickers: Behavior Management

Sticks & Stickers: Behavior Management

I am so excited to be linking up with my post about behavior management. As teachers, we know this is a crucial part of any successful classroom. It is also one of my favorite...

Classroom Management Party!

Classroom Management Party!

  Today I am linking up with Mel D. at Seusstastic Classroom Inspirations. I really like reading about other teacher’s classroom management strategies because I am constantly on the hunt for ways to improve...

My Students are on the Ball! …Literally

My Students are on the Ball! …Literally

 Fitness balls in the classroom? Oh Yeah! I actually did not purposefully start this idea that I have grown to love. [Be prepared to follow me down a rabbit hole here.] I have...

Class Dojo Rewards

Class Dojo Rewards

Like many of you Class Dojo has worked wonders in my classroom! I enjoy using it and my kid’s behavior has definitely improved. They work quietly without me even telling them because they know...