National Fire Prevention Week: October 5-11

Posted under 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, Bulletin Board, Classroom, Holiday, Kindergarten, Parents, Pre-K.

Are you prepared for National Fire Prevention Week (October 5-11)? While staff and students should be aware of fire safety and emergency procedures throughout the year, this week is all about educating your class on the importance of fire prevention. There are tons of great resources on Teacher’s Notebook to help with related lessons and activities throughout… Read more »

5 simple ways to make guided math fun

Posted under 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, Bulletin Board, Centers, Kindergarten, Math, Pre-K.

With Common Core math there is a push for whole group math and guided math groups to meet the individual needs of students. These 5 simple tips from Blue Ridge Second Grade Days make guided math groups fun, meaningful, and easily managed. During the past year while attending a state math conference I learned the importance… Read more »

Goin’ fishin’

Posted under 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, Bulletin Board, Centers, Games, Language, Writing.

Tales of a Traveling Teacher provides directions for making “fishing ponds” that can be used for many different activities in the classroom, including Fishing for Contractions and Parts of Speech Pisces. This idea was actually inspired by something I saw on Pinterest. Someone had taken a flower pot and painted it with fish; they then… Read more »

Permanent marker magic

Posted under 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, Bulletin Board, Classroom.

Ever have a student use a permanent marker on your white board? This tip from Rockin Teacher Materials will show you the easy way to get it right off! Yesterday, I went in to school so I could put a few things away, and got a little distracted. I started cleaning the names off of my Homework… Read more »

Links for your students on your website

Posted under 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, Bulletin Board, Bulletin Board: Featured Posts, Centers.

When you send students to the computer station and expect them to work independently you might run into a few glitches from time to time. This tip from Washburn’s Room will help to make this process as smooth as possible! We all work so hard to implement our learning stations into our classrooms. The computer station… Read more »

Tech Tuesday: Cyber safety and cyberbullying

Posted under 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th Grade, Bulletin Board, Bulletin Board: Featured Posts, Parents.

Keeping our students safe when they are online is as important as keeping them safe on the playground. Sweet Integrations…With a Taste of Technology shares her insights and tips for how to teach your students about cyber safety and cyberbullying, which is an important unit that needs to be taught in all schools and at all grade levels. I… Read more »

Take 3

Posted under 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, Bulletin Board, Classroom, Homeschool, Parents.

How much time do you spend repeating yourself every day? I said, “how much time do you spend repeating yourself every day?” Shopkeeper love2learn2day provides a suggestion to minimize the amount of time you spend repeating yourself. A solution for the homeschool setting is also provided. Has this ever happened to you? Teacher: Turn to page 31. [As… Read more »