As a teacher, I’ve come across and used several free reading websites geared for elementary students. They are engaging game-like resources that can be used to keep a student’s attention and provide an educationally fun time. Kids start the process of learning how to read much earlier than most people think. But, there comes a […]
There are many benefits to having a literacy center in your classroom. For most of us, it’s not a matter of creating this space, it’s more about what to include in it. As teachers, we also want to offer meaningful learning experiences that help students work independently. So, if that’s at the top of your […]
Do you teach phonics in your classroom? Are you looking for an innovative way to help your students practice their phonics skills? It’s often said that when schools (and teachers) leave phonics out, most students struggle to read. While some teachers choose to focus on the meaning of words, there are some of us who […]
Learning new things does not come easy for all students. Some students struggle with grasping different lessons while others have a difficult time paying attention or staying engaged. When teachers want to provide learning materials that encourage students to learn more while having a good time, using Boom Learning is ideal. The website provides countless […]
Raise your hand if you would love to have instant feedback on morning work (or weekly practice)? Now you can!
I have created Digital Math Morning Work (or weekly practice) for Second Grade. I have taken skills that 2nd graders should know or practice during certain times of the year.
Happy New Year! I’m so excited about the new year and some new blog posts for you! I’m continuing my blog series with teaching videos that you can pull up and easily incorporate into your lessons without having to screen through tons of videos that won’t work for your class! In this post, I’m going […]
Where did October go? Or maybe you’re feeling the complete opposite and you’re thinking “when will it end?!” Either way, I’m back to bring you some more videos that you can use when you are teaching new content in your classroom. I don’t know about you, but I love teaching compound words to my students. […]
Teaching two digit addition with and without regrouping is a very important skill for second graders. I know that when I am teaching this, my students need a lot of exposure, methods of teaching and practice, practice, practice. One thing that I always do when I’m teaching a new skill is show different videos to […]
This 13 page packet includes templates to create this cute flower craft clock.
What a wonderful way for your students to get hands-on practice telling time with an anolog clock. Can be used in small groups, math centers, independent practice or guided math time.
It’s time to kick off the Back to School season. Do you host an Open House or a Meet the Teacher night before school officially starts? If this is your first year hosting a “Meet the Teacher,” I’m going to share all my tips and tricks on how to host the best night for your […]