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...

Earth Day

Earth Day

Next to Christmas and my birthday, my favorite day of the year is Earth Day! I found out about it for the first time in college through a wonderful science methods professor that I had, Dr. John Beaver. Since then, I have always made a point to teach environmental...

Martin Luther King Day

Martin Luther King Day

Martin Luther King Day is a great opportunity to teach our students about the great legacy that Martin Luther created. This blog post contains a few activities that Michelle has used to help incorporate this in the classroom

Christmas Art Day, Part 1

Christmas Art Day, Part 1

Christmas is a great time to get students (and parents) involved in creative activities within the classroom, Christmas Art Days help to facilitate this.

VIP Student Area

VIP Student Area

Help those students who consistently do the right thing to feel recognised and valued as a part of your classroom. Give students the ‘VIP’ experience.