Love, Laughter and Learning in Prep!
I'm super excited to be a part of an awesome product swap linky and GIVEAWAY!, brought to you by a bunch of very talented Aussie bloggers that I am very lucky to call friends! At the bottom of this post you'll find a link up featuring everyone who participated in the swap... do yourself a favour and make sure to read all the product reviews because I know you will find a few that you must have for your classroom. :) To make it even better, enter the giveaway for your chance to win ALL of the…
Roll and Retell - Building Summarizing, Communication, and Writing Skills
Our principal has really been encouraging us to add more writing into our daily lesson plans. "They should be writing all day long" he tells us. The research is there to back him up. I bumped into this Roll and Retell page from Fun In First on Pinterest awhile back and finally figured out how to add it to our learning day. I printed and laminated four copies of the Roll and Retell page to hand out to each of my four table groups. After a round of Daily 5 I handed them out. I also gave each…
Exploring 'Would You Rather…' Questions
Would you rather... teach a year of third grade using no books or print media of any kind? or teach a year of third grade using no pencils, whiteboard, or writing materials of any kind?Click the image to get your own free copy of ready-to-use and ready-to-make Would You Rather slides. 'Would you rather...' questions are great for practicing critical thinking because they require you to evaluate
English Bulletin Board Ideas for JET Program ALTs
You can make eye-catching English bulletin boards today. Our ideas are aimed specifically at English teachers in Japan.
Fairy Tales And Fiction By 2
Free: The Cat In The Hat Labeling Activity. Cut and glue the labeling words. For Educational Purposes Only. Freebie For A Teacher From A Teacher! Enjoy! fairytalesandfictionby2.blogspot.com
Language Development Activities for Preschoolers
We are all about affordable learning materials in our preschool classroom. "I Spy" bottles are the perfect creation and can be used in so m...
Teaching kids about feelings
Activities for teaching kids about feelings - love these fun ideas for social and emotional learning with preschoolers and kindergarteners!
Help Your ESL Students Improve Their Listening: 7 Ideas that Really Work
It's no big secret. ESL students won't get very far if they have weak listening skills. While "practice makes perfect" is a great approach, our students need a lot mo