Teaching Classroom Rules in a Classroom with Social Distancing

If your classroom has some social distancing precautions this year, teaching classroom rules may be a little bit different. You can still follow the steps for setting collaborative rules, even when the rules look a little bit different. For example, sharing is something my class normally encourages with our classroom expectations, however this year, sharing [...]

Back to School 2020

As I write this, we're still in the month of July. Typically, here in CT that means that teachers are finally able to let go of the worries of the classroom and enjoy the sunshine. This year is so much different! I tend to shy away from writing time specific posts because I want to [...]

Fairy Tale Online Story Links

Recently with a shift in distance learning, teachers are working hard to give their students access to books without being in the actual classroom for the read aloud experience. I have always loved my fairy tales unit in the elementary classroom, and I used many of these comprehension activities to help teach comprehension skills with [...]