Reading workshop tip

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

Do you want to start a Reader’s Workshop in you classroom? Need some tips to get started? Teaching Upstairs shares some great advice about implementing and mastering Reader’s Workshop. I have to admit that I am a Reader’s and Writer’s Workshop junkie, and I love scouring the web looking for new ideas to integrate into my classroom. I have… Read more »

Tech Tuesday: Educational space resources

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

There are so many space resources out there for educators, and TinySpaceAdventures put together this list for some of the best resources for students. Here is a teaser of some of my favorite space websites and resources to use in the classroom. The full list is available as a free download from my shop. Astronaut… Read more »

Learning wall

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

Can You Read It shares an idea to help primary grade teachers keep students on track with their learning goals with a “let’s learn wall.” As kindergarten teachers we have always worked so hard and had so many daily goals for our students. Yet because many of our activities can appear to be just play,… Read more »

How to differentiate instruction

Posted under 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, Bulletin Board, Classroom, Math.

Shopkeeper Middle Grades Math shares some ideas to help differentiate instruction in your classroom and provides recommended resources to get you started. How do I differentiate instruction and handle the juggling act? 1. Create and give a diagnostic assessment (pretest) at the beginning of the unit to ensure students have the prerequisite skills. Form groups… Read more »

10 ways to combat bullying in the early years

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

Bullying is a problem even amongst very young children. Part one of this blog post from Elizabeth Hah described how to identify what bullying is and who is at risk. Today we will share 10 ways to combat bullying in the early years. As discussed last week, bullying is a huge problem with consequences ranging from depression… Read more »

Tech Tuesday: 7 screencasting tools for your classroom

Posted under 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade, 9th Grade, Bulletin Board, Bulletin Board: Featured Posts, Classroom.

Want an easy way to engage your class while using a bit of technology? Shopkeeper Christopher Mitchell provides recommendations for 7 screencasting tools for your classroom! A “screencast” is a video recording of your computer monitor’s screen as you demonstrate procedures or processes. You might demonstrate how to navigate a website, how to use software, or… Read more »

Ideas to recharge your students when you have downtime

Posted under 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, Bulletin Board, Centers, Classroom, Games, Homeschool, Physical Education.

What do you do when you get through your lesson quickly and find yourself with some unplanned free time at the end of class? A few of our shopkeepers share their go-to plans when they find themselves with extra time on their hands. Share your ideas in the comments below! Lesson Lady plays educational tic-tac-toe as a… Read more »