Teaching About Death: Grief in the Classroom

Teaching About Death in the Classroom Teaching about death and sadness become necessary because it effects our classroom now and again. It makes it necessary to approach the sensitive subject of teaching about death. It is not a topic we discuss daily and many of us might feel unsure of… Read More
Students Who Finish Work Early I have always struggled with students who finish work early. I don’t want to punish the students by having them do more work, but I also need to give the other students extra time to finish. At a professional development last summer, someone mentioned extra… Read MoreBalancing School and Family Life Balancing school and family life has been a challenge this year. It is only October and I am already feeling the stress of balancing school and family. I am finding a balance between my family life and my teaching profession. For those of you who… Read More6 Great Digital storytelling tools in the primary classroom Digital storytelling tools are the way of the future for students as they learn 21st century skills and learn important writing skills. Digital storytelling is using technology to digitally tell a story. While there are many free digital storytelling tools online,… Read MoreManaging Centers: Centers for Remedial Math Students When thinking about how to manage centers, it is important to think of Guided Math like Guided Reading. Do you change your center stations every day or do you keep the same ones in all week? Do you differentiate every single center… Read More