Don’t be intimidated by Google Sheets. Use these simple sheets to organize your classroom. You’ll be ready for back to school in no time. Even if you aren’t great at being organized with paper, you can get be organized digitally. Instead of searching through piles, just open up your Drive. Sometimes you may want to […]
Our classroom is a second home for teachers and students. Having a well organized classroom that is comfortable to learn in is essential.
Germs are everywhere! As we’re heading back to school, it is time to set a couple routines that will keep you healthy. Have Separate Pencils for Kids and Adults The kids can use my yellow pencils which have washi tape so they don’t walk out the door. I buy black Ticonderoga pencils and I only […]
Preparing to head back to school? Establishing clear expectations and procedures will lay the foundation for a calm productive year. When I mentor new teachers, the most important way I can help them is in supporting them to set clear expectations and procedures. A teacher can have the most amazing academic lesson planned, but if […]
Do you get tired of making copies? It can’t just be me! While I love the paperless movement, I resigned myself to the fact that I may not strive to be completely paperless but I do want to use less paper. One of my favorite strategies for using less paper, is using Write and Wipe […]
I love pens. I’m a bit obsessed actually. My poor husband will come to me with a shopping list, ready and willing to go grocery shopping and my response is, “Is that my flair pen?” I am always striving to be organized. I was always in trouble for having a messy room growing up. But, […]