11 Strategies for Classroom Management — Creatively Teaching First
11 strategies for classroom management and for establishing classroom expectations.
Salt in his Shoes : Newspaper Creative Writing Activity& Growth Mindset
Salt in his Shoes is a biography written by Michael Jordan's mother and sister(Delores and Roslyn Jordan). This book follows a young Michael as he attempts to become a better basketball player. There are 3 writing prompts include: →Writing from Michael Jordan's POV about how he used perseverance a...
Character Education Books -- Best Children's Books for Teaching Values
Children's character education books are a powerful way to teach values to children. This page lists the best books to use.
How to Completely Transform Your Teaching with Exit Tickets
FREE! Chart showing the difference between formative and summative assessments. Click through now to grab this freebie. It will help you better understand assessment types. Use it to help guide your instruction. #YoungTeacherLove
100+ Bloom's Taxonomy Verbs For Critical Thinking
Bloom’s Taxonomy’s verbs–also know as power verbs or thinking verbs–are extraordinarily powerful instructional planning tools. They can be used for curriculum mapping, assessment design, lesson planning, personalizing and differentiating learning. #CultofPedagogyPin
9 Tricks to Help Students FINISH That Book
This battle of wills is perhaps the most epic, universal, and notorious problem that English teachers face, even more than grading struggles: getting students to ACTUALLY read that book, short story, article, or poem. Whether it’s an assigned text or choice reading, students have a variety of obstacles that make reading at home difficult. The struggle ranges from the innocent (forgetting to read) to the sympathetic (struggling to read) to the frustrating (too busy to read) to the malicious…
The Literary Maven: Introducing Text Annotation Using the Gradual Release Process
Students can struggle with reading for a variety of reasons: rich vocabulary, lack of background knowledge, the author's writing style. To scaffold difficult texts, teach students to annotate through the gradual release process.
This is another great idea for an anchor chart to create and use for whole class instruction. This can be tricky, so having this visual would definitely be helpful for students.
What a new teacher should include on their resume
Your classroom doesn't have to be cute! New teachers: focus on quality teaching and worry about double-border bulletin boards later.
Conducting a Coaching Cycle: The Instructional Coaching Series
Conducting an instructional coaching cycle can be scary and stressful, but these five steps will help you get started with coaching in classrooms! Learn about how instructional coaches can support teachers through choosing and inviting a teacher to work with you, planning together, coteaching, debriefing, and more, all bundled into one friendly coaching cycle. These strategies and ideas will provide you with an easy approach to coaching!
10 books for kindergarten readiness
Help your child get ready for Kindergarten with these 10 books! Great books to read with your child to help them understand and prepare for what their new school year will look like!