Word Work Center etc. - One Extra Degree
What if we could make kids fall in love with spelling instruction? What if you could harness novelty to engage your students, stimulate their brilliant brains, and improve word retention as a result? It’s possible, and once you launch this approach in your classroom, your spelling instruction will never be the same. There’s no turning …
I wish my teacher knew ~ a gamechanger for 4th grade
This "I wish my teacher knew" exercise is the most invaluable thing you will ever do for your students. Perfect for back to school. Downloadable freebies. Just print and go!
10 Games to Play with any Vocabulary Words - Not So Wimpy Teacher
Practice math, science or reading vocabulary words with these fun games! They can be played with any list of words. Perfect for centers. Lots of FREEBIES are included!
My new obsession this year has been making and using anchor charts for my lessons. Here are just some of the anchor charts I have made this year. Some of these charts are original ideas but many are ideas I have seen and used from other teachers. I am not good at drawing so I use clipart from my computer to add pictures to my anchor charts. I print them out and glue them onto the chart! It’s so much easier and looks so much better than what I could draw! I also laminate my anchor charts so I…
DIY Magnetic Craft Sticks - The Stem Laboratory
DIY Magnetic Craft Sticks. They are a motivating way to work on shapes, patterns, alphabet letters and so much more! They’re great to use as a math center or STEM box in preschool or kindergarten!
Welcome to Our Classrooms
Pam: Here are some before pics of my classroom. Above and below are from the door to my classroom. This was partly into my "renovations."...
Morning Greetings That Rock! - Playdough To Plato
Activities for ages 3 to 6. Whether you’re new to morning greetings and need a few ideas to get started or you’re a morning greeting veteran looking for ways to mix things up, these six favorites are for you! The playful ideas are perfect for preschool, kindergarten and first grade. Print the free morning greeting […]
Circle Time Tips and Strategies - The Inspired Treehouse
The Inspired Treehouse - Check out some of our best circle time ideas, tips, and strategies to help kids get the most out of this important part of the school day!
Daily 5 in KC
Our classroom has a Literacy CAFE Menu posted that contains strategies good readers use when reading. In class, we compared our Literacy CAF...