Guided Reading

Each year I feel like I have so many resources for guided reading and so many options. I get overwhelmed and question if what I am doing is the best practice. Last year my goal was to find a way to make my guided reading groups more meaningful. I took… Read More
#bestschoolday Surprise Flexible seating will be arriving soon to our classroom! Days before Easter, I received a wonderful surprise! I had a project on Donor’s Choose to help our class raise money for flexible seating for our classroom. For those of you who don’t know, Donor’s Choose is a free… Read MoreThe 100th Day of School is a day that many classrooms celebrate. We celebrate in 1st grade by dressing up like we are 100 years old. Teachers and students show up with gray hair, glasses, canes, purses, suspenders and more. During our day we have a lot of fun with… Read MoreWe can all think of one defiant student who we just can’t seen to find a way to work with in the classroom. Defiant students are sometimes tricky to work with but there are a few tips that can help you manage your classroom and the defiant student. Using these… Read MoreThis week I had the wonderful opportunity to visit my alma mater Elizabethtown and talk with senior education majors about the education job field, what they need to know when applying for jobs, and give some teaching interview tips. This opportunity provided me time to reflect back to my closure… Read More