We Were Meant to be Teachers!

Classroom Management Strategies and other Teacher Worthy Ideas

Work smarter as a teacher?

As a full time teacher, I had many days that were 10-11 hours long in my school room!  Just ask my husband!  I was often advised by one of my … Continue reading

October 13, 2017 · 2 Comments

Moving around during Circle Time?

Holy cow!  Think of it!  Letting 2 and 3 year olds (also Kindergarten children) move around during your Circle Time! I just found this post on Twitter that features some … Continue reading

October 7, 2017 · Leave a comment

School won’t test for Dyslexia?

Is your child having trouble reading quickly and have low comprehension scores?  Does your child reverse lower case “b” and “d?”  Does he/she have trouble knowing right from left?  Are … Continue reading

October 6, 2017 · Leave a comment

Have you tried to teach using a “flipped” classroom?

I’ve recently learned about the “flipped classroom” teaching strategy.  It’s used both as a way to teach English to Chinese students and in magnet schools to better prepare students for … Continue reading

September 23, 2017 · Leave a comment

Are monsters coming to your room at the end of October?

Halloween can be a fun or a very scary special day, depending upon the age of your student (and how much sugar they’ve eaten so far.)  Why not make this … Continue reading

September 21, 2017 · Leave a comment

Need resources for your STEM projects?

  Are you a teacher/home schooling parent who is looking for STEM lesson ideas?  How about ideas that help you encouraging women in STEM jobs, energy literacy, joules, and the … Continue reading

September 21, 2017 · Leave a comment

Teacher Safety Guide during Parent Conferences

Believe it or not, your first Parent Conferences are coming up way too soon.  Most of your Conferences over the year will be very comfortable and reinforce that you’re working … Continue reading

September 10, 2017 · Leave a comment

Why are kids bored at school and feel “entitled?”

“Using technology as a “Free babysitting service” is, in fact, not free at all. The payment is waiting for you just around the corner.  We pay with our kids’ nervous … Continue reading

September 9, 2017 · Leave a comment

“I’m good.” “It was good.”

I just got so tired of hearing these answers when I tried to find out things about my students. “How was your weekend?”  “Good.” “How was the food?  “Good.” “How … Continue reading

September 8, 2017 · Leave a comment

Back to School Made Easy

How about having a group read featuring books about friendship, perseverance, and responsibility?   You can use these ideas in both a classroom and your home school environment. ComprehensionConnection.net, written … Continue reading

September 8, 2017 · Leave a comment

Categories