Tips, strategies, and resources to support new teachers
Unit Planning for Elementary 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!
Reviewing Classroom Procedures After a Long Break
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!
Accountable Talk in the Classroom
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!
I'm A New 4th Grade Teacher: Now What?!
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
BENEFITS OF SOCIAL EMOTIONAL LEARNING – FOR TEACHERS
Teachers benefit from social emotional learning, too! Let’s dive deeper into the SEL benefits for educators. As you implement social emotional learning in your classroom you can implement these ideas for yourself and reap the benefits too.
Amazon Must-Haves for Teachers
These Amazon Must-Haves for Teachers will save you time, help you work more efficiently, and support your teaching in the classroom without breaking the bank.
Guided Reading Books and Materials
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!
7 Tips for Work Life Balance as a Teacher - HoJo's Teaching
Finding work life balance as a teacher can be difficult. But with these seven steps any classroom teacher can put more time into doing what they love OUTSIDE of school! Click through to see which ones you can start today!
Go Backward to Move Forward - A Resilience Strategy to Motivate Educators
They say you can't go home. However, a resilience strategy that really works asks you to do just that. Reach back to why you started in education.
7 Springtime Survival Strategies
7 Springtime Survival Strategies for your Classroom | Some simple classroom management tips to help when you and your students have spring fever.