Top 3 Best Free Apps For Self-Care

Top 3 Best Free Apps For Self-Care

Summer is here and flying by. I don’t know about you, but almost as soon as school gets out, my mind starts turning to self-care. We need to do this year-round of course, but the end of the year is especially hectic, so I know for myself I need to get in some R &...

Top 5 tips for student writing conferences

Top 5 tips for student writing conferences

In my humble opinion, student writing conferences are really the heart of a writer’s workshop. Sure, it is important to have strong, succinct mini-lessons (more on that in a future blog post!) and it is important for writers to have the opportunity to share their...

Organization For New Teachers

Organization For New Teachers

Welcome to Week 3 of the Summer Workshop for New Teachers! This week we are talking about organization for new teachers - it is a necessary topic for all teachers! This could be the never-ending blog post if I tried to share all the organization resources, hacks, and...

Classroom Theme – How To Choose

Classroom Theme – How To Choose

Choosing a classroom theme is one of the most important early decisions a teacher will make.  Classroom themes vary widely from simple decoration to themes that become incorporated into every aspect of the classroom.  Every teacher is different, and that is okay! A...

Nailing Your Teacher Interview

Nailing Your Teacher Interview

Cue the confetti! Start the disco lights! Welcome to the Summer Planning Workshop! I am so very excited to begin and help you prepare for the 2020-2021 school year.  I know that everything seems confusing and overwhelming right now.  I firmly believe that if we take...