I finally have gotten the chance to remember to put pictures up of my classroom! Between jury duty, coaching, conferences, collaborative work, and teaching I have not been able to post much lately. Here's what my classroom looks like. Back of the room The objectives board Supplies cabinet Student supplies and binders My desk Exit slips No name board where I put papers that have no name...they usually go unclaimed Yellow slips are used when students do not have homework to turn in but want to…
How to Make a Teacher Portfolio That Gets You the Job!
When you walk into an interview for a teaching job, you want to feel confident in your skills but also your ability to show them off! In some careers, a resume’ listing experience might be enough, but in teaching, I think it’s a huge boon to go into an interview with a portfolio that really shows the details of that “elementary teacher” position you’ve had (or student teaching). It’s been awhile since I added my On The Hunt for a Teaching Job series, but I know seeing others’ portfolios…
I'm Just Going To Wait Until It's Quiet T-Shirts | LookHUMAN
Our t-shirts are made from preshrunk 100% cotton and a heathered tri-blend fabric. Original art on men’s, women’s and kid’s tees. All shirts printed in the USA. Every teacher know this moment. Your students are in the classroom talking and talking. you are sitting your desk, chin on your hand. You are looking at everyone and just waiting for them to shut their mouths. Finally the room goes quiet as the students look around embarrassed. If you're like all teachers than this "I'm Just Going To…
STEM-ing Your Way Through the School Year • Smith Curriculum and Consulting
Need some help incorporating STEM into your classroom? Here’s a round up of several resources for multiple grade levels to get you started. Some resources are free, others are a little bit of an investment – add them to your classroom wish-list, Christmas is right around the corner! Want even more? Check out my STEM […]
"None of Us Were Trained How to Be Good Parents:" An ADHD Guide to Behavior Therapy
Behavior therapy works for children with ADHD if parents set specific rules for behavior, and enforce them consistently with both positive and negative consequences. Use these seven strategies to get started on the road to stronger self control — today!
As we are about to approach one of 3 holidays in the next 3 months, I thought it might be good to share these time management tips that have blessed my life. I originally published this post back when I first started my blog, but decided to republish it today in hopes that it helps …
27 Awesome Straight-Talk Quotes About Teaching
No question, teaching is one of the toughest and most satisfying gigs around. We've gathered 27 of our favorite quotes on the high-wire act that is being a teacher. Save them for that day when it's raining papers to grade and IEP forms and you need a little inspiration.