Tech Tuesday: Smart ideas for using your SMART Board

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

Many teachers are still trying to figure out ways to use their interactive whiteboards with their students. Use this technology as a teaching tool, not as a dry erase board. Here are some fun and simple ideas from Sweet Integrations…With a Taste of Technology to begin using your SMART Board! For early learners, put your morning… Read more »

Establishing routines and morning work ideas

Posted under 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, Bulletin Board, Bulletin Board: Featured Posts, Classroom, Math, Writing.

TeachersTreehouse knows the importance of establishing routines in the classroom. Today she shares what has worked in her classroom along with some morning work ideas! Implementing these ideas will make your days run smoothly. Have a morning routine  Find out if your school has morning news or announcements, whether your students eat breakfast with you… Read more »

Enter to win Aw, Nuts!

Posted under 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, Bulletin Board, Bulletin Board: Featured Posts, Kindergarten, News, Pre-K, Reading, Shopkeepers, Sweepstakes.

We love to see our shopkeepers succeed! One of our shopkeepers, Hoot and Crow, is publishing his first book Aw, Nuts! Squirrel sets off on a chase after the perfect acorn in debut author-illustrator Rob McClurkan’s picture book Aw, Nuts! With bold, graphic art, Squirrel will have young readers laughing out loud on every page,… Read more »

Surviving back to school

Posted under 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, Bulletin Board, Bulletin Board: Featured Posts, Classroom, Kindergarten, Pre-K.

In our final post for surviving back to school, we wanted to highlight two shops that have tons of great resources for starting the school year off right! Create Teach and Share has a lot of great classroom resources, including The Ultimate Teacher Survival Binder. This kit includes hundreds of pages to help get you organized… Read more »

Tech Tuesday: Integrating technology with QR codes

Posted under 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, Bulletin Board, Bulletin Board: Featured Posts, Kindergarten, Pre-K, Reading, Science, Social Studies, Writing.

Learn how Mrs. A. Colwell’s Creations has easily integrated technology into her first grade classroom across content areas. It’s engaging for the kids, and once the prep is done, the lessons, activities and projects go very smoothly! I’ve discovered what a valuable tool QR codes can be in the classroom, especially for ease of use for young… Read more »

Top 10 ways an OverDrive digital library helps your school

Posted under Bulletin Board, Bulletin Board: Featured Posts, Reading.

Promotional post for our partner, OverDrive. Original post can be found on OverDrive’s School Blog. Public libraries and schools have distinct needs, and since 2007, we’ve been tailoring the School Digital Library with school-centric features. Reading is a fundamental building block of learning, and OverDrive is committed to supporting literacy campaigns and curriculum needs. If… Read more »

Back to school – will you survive?

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

Last week we featured some kits to help you survive the zombie apocalypse, -erm sorry, we mean back to school. Here are some more print-ready, everything-you-could-wish-for, bundles for your back to school needs. Back to School Survival Kit from Mrs Cs Classroom This back to school teacher survival kit is not just for teachers, but… Read more »

Tech Tuesday: Interactive notebooks

Posted under 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, Bulletin Board, Bulletin Board: Featured Posts, Reading, Writing.

Do you use interactive notebooks in class? This post has a few tips from Barnett’s School House on how to use interactive journals effectively. Interactive notebooks are all the rage now and I tried notebook after notebook a few years ago in my classroom, but failed. It turns out it wasn’t me, my students or the… Read more »

Back to school survival

Posted under Bulletin Board, Bulletin Board: Featured Posts, Classroom.

Surviving back to school doesn’t have to feel like surviving the zombie apocalypse. Back to school planning is made easy with the help of Teacher’s Notebook. Over the next few weeks we will be highlighting some of our favorite back to school survival packs containing everything from print-ready forms and organizational binder pages, to classroom… Read more »