Establishing Quiet Classroom Routines

If you've been following me along here, you already know that I am not a "quiet class" teacher. I am a noisy, busy, bursting with excitement teacher. I like to call it.... productive chaotic sounding learning (Is that even a thing? I may have just invented something there). But if you have an extra talkative [...]

Awesome Apple Teaching Activities!

Heyyy! I have been as busy as a honeybee updating resources in a way that helps YOU and the other teachers shopping on TPT find my goodies! I have decided to deconstruct some of my resources into their parts (especially the thematic type units) so I can list them separately for a lower price for [...]

Write the Perfect Summer Letter in Just 5 Steps

I LOVE writing summer introduction letters to my students! At first I was so overwhelmed by all of the possibilities. I wondered... Should my letter be addressed to the student, the parents, both? Should I spend time writing about my background as a teacher? Should I include anything about my family? After writing these a [...]