SitSpot Circle

Happy (Almost) Friday! I am in my third week of using the SitSpots in my classroom and I can already see a HUGE difference with my students and management of routines in comparison to last year! I figured that the SitSpots would help me keep students in their own personal space. I also figured that [...]

The Summer Slide

My name is Jenn.... and I have teacher guilt. No matter how dedicated I am... No matter how much time, energy, and resources I pour into my job as a teacher, I often suffer from teacher guilt. I'm going to try to be more candid about it as the year goes on. This is not [...]

Teaching Classroom Expectations

So the first day has come and gone, and it's time to really start discussing classroom and school expectations. We use the PBIS approach to behavior management in my school (which I love!). This involves really explicit modeling of expectations throughout the school. In our school, we teach students how to be Kind, Responsible, Respectful, [...]