Amanda Huey
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I love music.  I belt out my favorite tunes in the car, I sing in the shower, and I hum when I’m nervous (or concentrating!)  So, why not in the classroom? Today, I want to talk about how I use music in my classroom to help increase my student’s ability to focus. In my first year of teaching, I was desperately searching for ways to

I love music. I belt out my favorite tunes in the car, I sing in the shower, and I hum when I’m nervous (or concentrating!) So, why not in the classroom? Today, I want to talk about how I use music in my classroom to help increase my student’s ability to focus. In my first year of teaching, I was desperately searching for ways to

teaching procedures for big kids - upper elementary back to school beginning of the year rules and procedures to teach

teaching procedures for big kids - upper elementary back to school beginning of the year rules and procedures to teach

Do your students have a growth mindset or a fixed mindset? These are great read alouds that are perfect to facilitate discussions of  perseverance, growth vs fixed mindset, and problem solving.

Do your students have a growth mindset or a fixed mindset? These are great read alouds that are perfect to facilitate discussions of perseverance, growth vs fixed mindset, and problem solving.

Change your Words, Change your Mind bulletin board...this could also be redone with growth mindset and fixed mindset thoughts for teachers and placed in a teacher work area!

Change your Words, Change your Mind bulletin board...this could also be redone with growth mindset and fixed mindset thoughts for teachers and placed in a teacher work area!

Love this!!!!! Exit Slips…make sticks with kids names. Have them drop in the labeled cans where think they are at. (image only)

Love this!!!!! Exit Slips…make sticks with kids names. Have them drop in the labeled cans where think they are at. (image only)

Y'all.... I survived the first three days of school!!! It went something like this... 4:00 AM... I'm wide awake? WHY? Who knows... I wo...

Y'all.... I survived the first three days of school!!! It went something like this... 4:00 AM... I'm wide awake? WHY? Who knows... I wo...

Every time I mentioned Back to School on my Facebook page at least one person mentions that it can't possibly be time yet!  I know, I know! ...

Every time I mentioned Back to School on my Facebook page at least one person mentions that it can't possibly be time yet! I know, I know! ...

I get so many emails about how I use task cards in my room, and one of the most common questions is "What is Scoot?"  So I thought I would t...

I get so many emails about how I use task cards in my room, and one of the most common questions is "What is Scoot?" So I thought I would t...