Teaching Classroom Expectations with Varying School Models

Teaching classroom rules and expectations has always been a SUPER important part of launching the…

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Teaching Classroom Rules in a Classroom with Social Distancing

If your classroom has some social distancing precautions this year, teaching classroom rules may be…

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Engaging Ways to Teach Classroom Rules for In Person Instruction

Teaching classroom rules in my classroom has always been one of the fun parts of…

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Hard, not impossible – Back to School 2020

Come with me for a moment into a first grade classroom.  A first grader sits…

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Where to Start – Preparing for Back to School 2020

As I write this times are uncertain. It's hard to imagine what's coming next for…

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Teacher Parent Communication – Pros and Cons of Communication Methods

Communication has always been paramount in education. Between colleagues, between teachers and students, and between…

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Building Strong Home-School Relationships for In Person or Distance Learning

As we look forward to the Back to School season there is a high probability…

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Back to School 2020

As I write this, we're still in the month of July. Typically, here in CT…

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Bubble Fun to End the Year Digitally

It's currently the first week in June and while some schools are out already,  here…

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Guided Reading during Distance Learning

Distance learning is a challenge for so many teachers, but I keep thinking back to…

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