Fairy Tales To Teach Comprehension Lessons

Fairy tales are seriously one of my favorite teaching units, especially for early elementary students. Not only do they usually follow a nice problem-solution story line, but there are SO many fun spin off type stories that make teaching and comparing versions so much fun. From Jack and the Beanstalk to Little Red Hen, these [...]

5 Reasons I Love BOOM Cards™

As a classroom teacher I was always looking for fun ways to engage students with technology in the classroom, especially when I was meeting with small groups during guided math lessons. My biggest gripe with many of the apps or activities students were working on, was that the activities were almost always addressing very general [...]