Erica Michelle
Erica Michelle
Erica Michelle

Erica Michelle

A DIY iPad Sync/Charge Station-I like the power strip on the outside of the dish rack

Anchor Charts for Writing - great teaching ideas and charts

This in completely confusing for the kiddos but it would be cute if is was flat for 0-4 and then went up for the rest

Ms. Cao's 4th Grade Math: Rounding and Estimating Whole Numbers and Decimals

Please read before purchase: You WILL NEED TO PURCHASE or GATHER MATERIALS to complete this activity with your students. I was inspired by a few pictures on Pinterest to create a unit that I could print and use with other materials to recreate the scene of the crime for the Boston Massacre.

Blog on U.S. History run by a classroom teacher. Great resource!

Chef Michael Smith: Thai Coconut Curry Soup. The best thai soup recipe

How to connect your iPad to your Interactive Whiteboard

This Marzano Scale is perfect for the little ones! It's cute, and simple to understand. Posters and bookmarks are included. Matches my hand signals clipart :). Just print, laminate, and post. Your administrators will love that you have a Marzano Scale posted in your classroom! Soon to come in Spanish! Created by Alma Almazan

Great mentor text for IDEAS read the first few days of writers workshop

Place Value Detective : A Place Value Project. Your students will love practicing their place value skills as a real life, crime-solving detective. As the students start up their own detective agency, they must also solve 5 crimes that require them to use their place value skills. $

dandelions and dragonflies: 5th grade Math Notebooks Place Value...

Place Value Song Rap - 4th Grade (Hand Motions Too)

A great place value game using a dollar store pill container and dice. Lots of variations on what you can do with it. My third grade students loved it! It would be great for second or fourth grade as well.

Comparing Fairy and Folk Tales - an excellent blog post with lots of ideas and free printables

We spent a good chunk of time on the first day of school answering these questions and share our opinions. We had great discussion! These charts will hang in our room all year to remind us of the expectations we have set for ourselves and our classroom.

Dollar store containers provide a wonderful solution for keeping decks of cards intact.

Here's a name glyph where students decorate the letters in their names to describe themselves.

Theme & Main Idea. Teach kids to learn the difference between the two, and they will FINALLY understand how they both function in books!

Messy Desks? Give 'em a citation.

Getting a classroom economy started on the first day of school. What to do with your students.

Classroom job application for students to apply for various open positions made available by the teacher at the beginning of the school year. #backtoschool

Place value game using playing cards. Ask students to draw 2 or 3 cards and then ask them to make a number with the least or greatest value.