Going Back to the Basics: revisiting the importance of hands-on …

Over the last several years, our students have gained a solid foundation for technology and virtual learning, but at what cost? In some cases, we…

Back to School Activity: 3 Truths and a Lie for Bonding …

Since 3 Truths and a Lie is a game typically used for bonding, it is a great back to school activity! But did you know…

Get Students Up and Moving with Scavenger Hunt Puzzles

Get your wiggly students moving with these Scavenger Hunt Puzzles. I don’t know about you, but there are times in my classroom when it seems…

End of Year Plays: an end of year activity that …

If you’re looking for an end of year activity that keeps students busy and engaged, then look no further than end of year plays. After…

Teaching Inferencing with Images

Making inferences is all about paying attention to details, and that is why today we’re talking about teaching inferencing with images. Do you ever stop…

April Fools’ Day Pranks for Teachers to Play on Students

Enjoy the silliest day of the year with these April Fools’ Day pranks for teachers to play on students! April Fools’ Day holds a special…

Teaching Economics in Upper Elementary

Teaching economics in upper elementary provides students with a strong foundation for understanding how money works and will help them make smart money choices as…

Teaching Poetry in Upper Elementary with a Guided Approach

One way to overcome the poetry mountain is by teaching poetry in upper elementary with a guided approach that includes examples and templates. I often…

3 Fun Activities for Teaching Multiplication with Arrays

If you are wanting to find a way to add some unexpected manipulatives to your math centers, check out these 3 fun activities for teaching…

Student Choice Book Report Ideas for Upper Elementary

Use these creative student choice book report ideas for upper elementary and done-for-you resources to provide a student choice book report unit in your classroom!…