Back to School Resources for Upper Elementary

Back to school time means resource round-up time! If you are in the market for some great back to school resources for upper elementary that…

Establishing Rules and Routines in your Elementary Classroom

Establishing rules and routines in your elementary classroom may be the most important thing you do all year! Some people say that ‘Structure’ is my…

Back to School Ideas: Introducing Plants in the Classroom

Introducing plants in the classroom may be one of the greatest decisions you make this back to school season! As you look around your classroom…

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…