Teacher Life

Observations

I had my first observation of my spring observations today during writing. We were learning about adjectives. It went well, overall. I didn't have anyone practicing their John Cena knock out moves (this happens almost hourly in my classroom) so that's a plus! I don't know about you but observations STRESS ME OUT! The person… Continue reading Observations

Classroom Stories

The Posters Continue

-sigh- If you haven't checked out this post, read it before reading this one. This post is a continuation of the previous post. Recap: Last year I had a child post another teachers class mission statement ALL over my classroom. Everywhere. I found multiple copies cleaning my room at the end of the year. A… Continue reading The Posters Continue

Lesson Ideas

Read Across America Week Fun

I LOVE Read Across America Week. It might be my favorite week of the year! Here's a run down of our week. Monday: Cat in the Hat Day The class wore a hat and we read the Cat in the Hat story. We usually do a directed drawing on this day too. We didn't have… Continue reading Read Across America Week Fun

Lesson Ideas

Camp Read-A-Lot Day

Part of Read Across America week includes a fun filled day of camp Read-A-Lot! This awesome resource was created by Angie Olson at Lucky Little Learners. Here's a link to her pack. I always talk up any activity we are going to do. Yesterday I was telling the kids all about how fun tomorrow was… Continue reading Camp Read-A-Lot Day

Classroom Management

Classroom Management

A lot of new teachers wonder what classroom management system to use and what is most effective. Honestly, it depends on your personality, I think. You've gotta find out what works for you and your kiddos. My first year, I changed management systems like it was going out of style. Once I found one that… Continue reading Classroom Management