This is it...
Heart pounding, rapid breathing, nightmares...yep, it's that time of year. Back to school...dun dun dun. Okay I actually may be a little dramatic there (ask anyone who knows me, it's not uncommon!). But seriously, every year I feel like this. The anxiety of the unknown plus the excitement of getting back into the classroom and teaching. I think that when I get to the point in my career that I don't feel like this it will be a sign to quit teaching. There are many things that I worry about…
Virtual Meet the Teacher Virtual Open House Google Classroom Distance Learning
Information Pamphlet for Open House & Essentials Pack! Great for Meet the Teacher, Open House, and/or Back to School Night! Provide this cool info pamphlet for parents! This product is completely EDITABLE so just type in the information you would like to share with parents during Open House! Sample text included to help give you ideas on what to feature.
Back to School First Day of Third Grade | Distance Learning
FUN, Interactive, and a great Keepsake for your parents. Have your students create a THIRD Grade Flip-Flap Writing Keepsake on the First Day of School and the Last Day of School. Parents will cherish it for years to come!$
1.) Tape a name of a celebrity, teacher in the school, or tv character on each students back. Their job is to figure out who they are! 2.) Teach them how to ask… “What am I like?” and phrases like “I know that already”, “What else?” and, of course..”YOU ARE _______”
Today's blog post is all about Learning Slides in the elementary classroom! I'll be sharing what learning slides are and how you can use them effectively in your classroom! While I love to use...
First Day Resource Round-Up
The first day of school is a delicate balance of establishing a sense of order (routines and procedures) while also creating a friendly, welcoming and most importantly, safe classroom environment.For the past two years, I have shared my first day and first week plans. You can find those all here: First day 2016 First day 2017 First week 2016 First week 2017 This year, I decided to do something a little different. I am sharing a few options for all the essential beginning of the year…
Back To School Teacher Scavenger Hunt Freebie
This is a wonderful FREEBIE to use on Back to School Night, Meet the Teacher Night, or on the first day of school. The students are given an All About the Teacher Handout to fill out. The students follow clues to a certain location that has a poster about their teacher such as their favorite drink, book, etc...and a clue to the next location.
Top Books and Videos to Show Growth Mindset Examples
Teach kids to have a growth mindset rather than a fixed mindset. Teachers can use these growth mindset books and videos during social-emotional learning lessons and activities with kids.
All About ME FREEBIE by Science & Math Doodles
ALL ABOUT ME FREEBIE! - this is great for FIRST week of school - so fun!! Repinned by SOS Inc. Resources pinterest.com/sostherapy/.
My first full week of school, anchor charts, giveaway announcement, and just about a million FREEBIES!!!
Hi there bloggy friends, This past week I had my first full week at my school. Every year I work really hard at establishing a strong relationship with each one of my students from day 1. I truly believe that if there is a relationship of trust and mutual respect the magic will happen! But how does it happen? How can one build this type of relationship with a 6 or 7 year old? The answer is positive. Yes you read that right. Positive, P-O-S-I-T-I-V-E. When I was in grad school a couple of…
Back to School First Week of School INSPIRATIONAL Activities
This is truly a unique collection of activities and resources that are designed to be used in either a 4th, 5th, or 6th grade classroom during the first day and throughout the first week of school. If a teacher can inspire students in those first few mome