Tips, strategies, and resources to support new teachers
Getting started with instruction unit planning doesn't have to be overwhelming! I'm sharing my top tips for creating unit plans as an elementary teacher so that you can save time and plan purposefully! These tips will be helpful for clasroom teachers, grade-level teams, and instructional coaches who want to take their lesson planning to the next level!
Did you just have winter break or spring break & your students are now all over the place? This is a great time to review classroom rules and procedures. A solid classroom management plan will include specific classroom rules and routines that students expect day after day but after a long break they may forget these. You want to review classroom routines for in person learning and distance learning. You can even do some whole class rewards or individual student incentives to make it extra fun!
Teach your students how to have accountable talk in your classroom to increase productivity and cooperative learning! This will be a game-changer in your classroom. Read now to learn about teaching your early elementary grade students how to have productive, respectful conversations using accountable talk in the classroom. Using this helps students have more meaningful conversations and get FREE accountable resources to use now!
If you are a new fourth grade teacher or returning back to teaching 4th grade, you’ll find everything you need to be successful here! PLUS–you can grab FREE 4th grade printables to use in your classroom this week. #4thgradeteacher #teaching4thgrade #ideasforteaching4thgrade #4thgradeprintables #4thgrade
Have you been wondering where you can find leveled books for your kindergarten, 1st grade, or 2nd grade guided reading groups? I get asked this question all the time, so I decided to compile a list of helpful resources that all offer books that you can use for your small reading groups! I'm also including how much you can plan to budget for the books, and some of the options are even FREE!
Being a First year teacher is scary, but learn 6 tips from my 30+ years experience when you read my honest and heartfelt blog post on how to make changes with discipline, organization, pride, mentorship, time-management and communicating with parents.
Are you an elementary teacher and want to make your life easier? These classroom ideas will help save time and energy as you move into the new school year! Grab some Amazon and Dollar Store items and stock up for an amazing new group of kiddos coming your way! #teacherhacks #teachertips #organization #backtoschool #worksmarter #elementary
As teachers, we don’t expect to have a completely checked to-do list. It’s a nice idea. But we all know that if we dare to get close to achieving everything that needs to be done that week, ta-da a crisis appears. Learn what you can do manage your time effectively as a teacher. #distancelearning #virtuallearning #classroommanagement #homeschool #homeschooling #homeschoolmom #teacher #student #timemanagement #stressfree #teacherburnout #theunderratedteacher #underratedteacher #special
There are so many wonderful children's picture books to share with your students! How do you pick the best ones to read aloud to your class? These tips will help you choose a book to read-aloud in your elementary classroom! You will always know what book to pick next and it will be one that your students love! (first grade, second grade, third grade, teacher)
Do you have parent conferences coming up and you need parent teacher conference forms, parent teacher conference ideas, or parent teacher conference tips? Use these simple parent conference ideas. #parentconference #parentteacherconferenceideas #parentconferenceforms #goalsettingconference #parentteacherconference