Category: Curriculum

Teaching Telling Time in the Classroom

Teaching Telling Time in the Classroom

Ready to teach telling time to your students? Read this blog post for some creative and interactive ways you can make telling time a breeze. Telling time is a very tricky skill for some students. Especially in a digital world, trying to instill and reinforce learning analog clock skills is extremely important. When most students […]

February Read-Aloud Book Recommendations!

February Read-Aloud Book Recommendations!

February is *almost* here! Do you have your books ready? There are so many holidays and celebrations you can incorporate into your classroom this month from Black History, Groundhog’s Day, Valentine’s Day, President’s Day… the list goes on. This month is busy, so this list will make planning your read-alouds a breeze. I am going […]

5 Terrific Ways to Use Task Cards in the Classroom

5 Terrific Ways to Use Task Cards in the Classroom

I love task cards so much. Who doesn’t?! I’m sure if you’re reading this post right now, it’s because you love task cards just as much as I do, maybe you’re looking to spice up your “task card game” in the classroom, or maybe you’re brand new and want to start implementing task cards now. […]

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Activities

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Activities

How did MLK day sneak up on me so quickly!? Seriously, the beginning of the year has been quite hectic that I almost forgot about this one! This is one “holiday” I don’t like to just skip over because time got away from us. It’s very important for students learn about MLK Jr. and to […]

Phonics Flipbooks

Phonics Flipbooks

Phonics Flipbooks are an excellent way to get your students involved without the use of a basic worksheet.  They are effective, easy to administer, and able to be adapted to the needs of your students.  My students enjoy doing them and have now gotten to the point where they need a little direction on how […]

STEM PROJECT For Elementary Grades ~ BUILDING A HOUSE OF CARDS

STEM PROJECT For Elementary Grades ~ BUILDING A HOUSE OF CARDS

My students absolutely love to work on STEM projects.  This week’s stem activity was to build a house, or a structure, of cards.  I got this activity from Brook Brown ~ Teach Outside the Box . It’s currently my favorite STEM project for elementary grades. Brooke Brown is my go-to person for all things STEM. Use the […]