Here are my top 10 digital resources for teachers. These resources are useful to use in your classroom or if you are practicing distance learning!
So many activities to do in January…not enough time. January usually flies by. The students (and teachers) have had a nice break to recharge their brains. January is a fun month to learn about a lot of things, so let’s dive in… New Year’s Activities New Year’s activities will most likely be the first thing that you will do with…
There are lots of online reading resources for teachers to find books for their students to listen to in a voice that does not belong to their teacher.
Literacy Rotations are a great time of your day to allow your students practical application of things you’ve been working on in class. Great literacy centers review writing, sight words, vocabulary, grammar, and reading. While your students are busy at literacy centers, you can meet with small groups of students to check up on how they are progressing in their reading.
Know that small groups are an amazing way to check in with your students. By utilizing the time you have with a small group of your students, you will be able to help personalize lessons, make sure your students feel like their needs are understood, and help to improve their learning experience. Check out these helpful tips!
We don’t know what our students are going through at home and sometimes even at school. This is why teaching empathy is important.
Are you a course-taking junkie? Should you be? My name is Heather, and I am a course-taking junkie. I am always trying to improve my business, find untapped avenues to expand my business, and help teachers as much as I can. I was a classroom teacher for a long time, and I know the strain you are under to try…
We are now officially into the swing of the school year. Things still look a bit different this year, with the pandemic affecting the way we do school, but that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t try to make life as normal as possible for our students. One of my favorite things about school is field trips. I know, I’m a glutton…
Have you used Classroom Dojo? Class Dojo is not only a positive classroom management tool, but it is also a portfolio tool. It is a great way to communicate with your parents, and they get to see what we are learning every day.
A step-by-step guide on how to use google forms in your google classroom.
Back To School Struggles For Teachers: With 7 Great Tips to Overcome Them
Don’t worry, reading comprehension can be fun and easy with these kiddos. You just need patience and a few tricks up your sleeve.
Pinterest can be a dangerous place. I can easily get lost searching through pins for classroom ideas, home decor options, and new recipes I want to try. Think of all the time you’d spend browsing Pinterest, and you have an idea how the other 250 million users spend their time, too. You need to utilize the time people spend on Pinterest to market your products by getting more engagement!
Parents are a vital part of our students success. Parents, students, and teachers need to work together to provide the best educational opportunities possible for our children. One of our goals as educators is to improve family engagement. Although, our school offers a variety of learning activities, I wanted to challenge myself with a new project of bringing parental involvement to a…
Internet safety is an increasingly important topic in elementary classrooms. It seems that technology is becoming more and more important in our classrooms. The bigger influence the internet and technology has in our classrooms, the more careful we need to be with that influence on our students. Many of us as teachers weren’t taught internet safety in school because the…
The past several years have changed many things about teaching. There is a bigger reliance on technology in the classroom than ever before. Digital resources help us connect and continue learning wherever we are or need to be. Digital learning is here to stay. Embrace the technology and use it to your advantage. As you are establishing, reviewing, and adjusting…
Most students rely on unhealthy snacks to get them through the day. This can lead to problems with weight, focus, and energy levels. My students are allowed to bring a daily, small healthy snack that is not messy to eat. I ask that the parents not send in soda, candy, chips, or other snacks with little nutritional value and high…