We’ve heard about it ALL YEAR – Disney+ coming to almost every house near you as a streaming service. As the most Google-d word of the year, Disney+ certainly is popular! As excited as I am for the options at home, this presents AMAZING content that could be used for learning with students as well.…

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Teaching is not an easy profession.  The expectations overwhelm nearly every part of your job and I have been there – the standards, testing, parents, events, ever changing schedules, curriculum mandates, differentiating content….I could go on.  If you are anything like me with a planned scope and sequence content was king of the classroom. Lessons,…

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Hands down the best investment I ever made to my classroom was books!  I bet many of us would agree that the library is a cornerstone of the classroom.  Here is one of my first ones….boy did it grow!  The importance placed on books and reading is so high in our classrooms! I would spend…

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Interactive writing prompts are here! Writing stamina can be such a struggle in the younger grades – really in all of elementary. Long writing projects have a place and create detailed work but sometimes students lack focus spending weeks on weeks working on their same one story and through the writing cycle. Breaking up long…

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Displaying student work is a great routine to establish at the beginning of the year that can make your year go SO SMOOTH! (read about some other great routines to set Day 1) Choose great paper for student work display! I really like using 12×12 paper for this display. I can hang work but easily…

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