Winter Math Freebies!

"Teachers get 12 whole days off at Christmas." Yeah right! I, myself, have been trying…

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First Grade and the Daily 5- Launching Read to Self

So I have been mentioning that I love using small group, guided approach to teaching.…

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Baby It’s Cold Outside! Favorite Winter Books & Snowman Fun!

BRR winter is arriving and with the cold weather is tons of classroom winter fun!…

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Mrs.Wishy Washy and the Meanies

It has been a very busy week and a half in my classroom. We have…

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Peer Cooperative Problem Solving

  Click below for materials to launch Super Problem Solvers in your classroom! I have…

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More Math Monday!

Happy More Math Monday! In my classroom, I use a guided math approach during math…

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It’s Holiday time!

Christmastime is my FAVORITE time of year. It is also one of the most challenging…

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Launching My First Grade Guided Reading Groups

Launching guided reading groups in my first grade classroom has been quite an adventure this…

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Ruminations about the Common Core

I walk into my classroom and flip on the lights. Room 31, my first "school…

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