ELA & Math Word Wall Cards
Free! Figurative language anchor charts/posters/cards. alliteration • hyperbole • idioms • metaphors personification • onomatopoeia • similes
EDITABLE Growth Mindset Posters (w/Student Printables)
GROWTH MINDSET: Great resource for introducing elementary students to positive "self-speak"
Displaying Student Work - Learning in Wonderland
This year I’ve been trying to focus more on displaying my students’ work in different ways. I tried this idea out a while back but it never felt quite right in my room. And because I wasn’t crazy about the way it looked, I didn’t use it very often to display my kids’ work. This ... Read More about Displaying Student Work
the solar system
A little more than a week ago, Finn's obsession with sinking ships waned, but of course, a new passion immediately followed. I can't say t...
Dr. Seuss Quotes
From my favorite doctor...Mister Dr. Seuss, the good doctor himself :-) Don't you LOVE his positivity? It's the best and on purpose I giv...
First Day of School
Click here to see my First Day of School 2014 I put up the same locker signs as I have in the past letting the students know I would be providing them breakfast for the first day (I informed them and their parents of this on Back To School Night). This group grazed on the donuts and muffins throughout our two hour orientation period. Adorable napkins from Target dollar spot Just to give you a little background on how we run our first day in 7th grade, we follow our bell schedule, but keep…
Oh the Places You'll Go!
Have students trace their arms on colored paper, and fill your door with student goals for the school year. Save these goals for reflection in June.
Young Women New Beginnings
Bob and I had the privilege of attending the Young Women New Beginnings program in our ward a couple of months ago. It is always such a great evening, and the Young Women leaders do an incredible job with everything they do. This was definitely no exception. The theme was based on Dr. Seuss's "Oh The Places You'll Go". One of the leaders, Lori (a truly gifted and creative kind of a gal), changed the words to Dr. Seuss's writings, and adapted it to the New Beginnings theme. She did an amazing…