Teaching the 6 Qualities of a Good Learner

Teaching students the qualities of a good learner may be the thing that changes your students forever! One of the biggest mistakes we can make…

Ideas for Teaching Theme that Grow with your Students

If you are looking for ideas for teaching theme in upper elementary, consider these strategies that grow with your students.  “But what does it mean?”…

Measurement Activities for the Active Classroom

Teaching measurement is  a staple of elementary education. If students want to be able to build, bake, or sew, they will need to know how…

Creative Measurement Activities for Upper Elementary

Update your measurement unit with these NEW measurement activities! Teaching measurement seems so easy to the outside observer, but many people forget how many elements…

3 New Strategies for Implementing Digital Jigsaw Puzzles in Upper Elementary

Extra, Extra read all about it! Today we are providing…well EXTRA! We’ve had so many people downloading and reviewing our Digital Jigsaws that we wanted…

Helping All Students Gain Success with Brainteaser Puzzles

It’s Monday morning. Most of your students are at their desks, pencil in hand, happily working through their Puzzle of the Day challenge. Some students…

Teaching Perseverance to Students

Have you noticed that kids give up too easily these days? Yeah, me too. It seems like teaching perseverance should now be a part of…

5 Ways to Use Invisible Ink in the Classroom

When Spring Fever sets in, it’s time to pull out the bells and whistles. AND…by bells and whistles I mean invisible ink, of course! If…

Partner Your Students With Ease

I’m always looking for creative ways to manage my classroom. I find that things just operate more smoothly when there is a system in place.…

Improve Student Work Quality

If your students produce quality work all of the time, then read no further. This post is for teachers like myself with students who have…