Explore Teaching Activities, Learning Resources, and more!

Teaching for the kids, not the test

Today in My Room

Mrs Thurman, This is for you: Great post reminding teachers everywhere that there is more to teaching than just testing.

all of them.

The perfect teaching quote! So true and so easily forgotten. This year isn't last year, these students are not the ones you had last year at another school.

Squeezing in Test Prep

Squeezing in Test Prep - Wow, so many ideas to make test prep easier for both the teacher and the students!

Eat. Write. Teach.: Classroom Must-Haves for the First-Year Teacher

These classroom Must-Haves are more student oriented but they are definitely good to keep in mind. Some of these things I will definitely incorporate into my future classroom.: Classroom Must-Haves for the First-Year Teacher

How to find balance as a time-strapped teacher.  5-ways to help manage your time as wisely as possible to maximize productivity.

How to find balance as a time-strapped teacher. to help manage your time as wisely as possible to maximize productivity.

Everyone makes mistakes their first year teaching. These are the ones you should ACTUALLY make! Plus the 3 you should avoid at all costs!

New Teacher Mistakes You Must Make and the Three You Should Avoid

Everyone makes mistakes their first year teaching. Plus the 3 you should avoid at all costs!

A folder for each day of the month.  Something to think about and a way to utilize my file drawers in my desk (that I NEVER use)

9 Smart Habits to Steal from Super-Organized Teachers

Organize Yourself a Month at a Time! -One File for each day of the month, when copies come back from print shop early, place in the file for the day you think you will use copies on. No More Piles!

If you are new to teaching 5th grade, you will definitely want to check out this post for tips, ideas, and resources for teaching 5th grade.

New to Teaching 5th Grade (A Collection of Posts and Resources)

Resources GALORE - pacing guides by subject, structuring workshop instruction frameworks, forms, and more.

Check out this blog post jam packed with 18 games to review for math in middle grades. Great ideas for math test prep that are engaging and easy.

18 Math Review Games for Middle School

This picture takes you to a link that gives you 18 different middle grades math games you could play in the classroom that are fun and easy.

Test Prep Olympics- Love this idea for prepping for those "big tests"!

April Fool's Day and State Testing

Test Prep Olympics- Love this idea for prepping for those "big tests"!-- I used this in my grade classroom last year to prepare students for the FSA test. What a fun, competitive way for students to learn and explore.

7 steps for avoiding the classroom paper trap

7 steps to avoiding the classroom paper trap

7 steps for avoiding the classroom paper trap--free PDF has photos to show you exactly what to do for each step!

4th Grade Common Core Math Test Prep (All Standards Mega Bundle) Help your students get ready for testing! This resource has a practice page for each of the 4th grade Common Core Standards and a comprehensive review of each domain. Wow! $

4th Grade Math Test Prep: All Standards Mega Bundle

Lindsey Roush's Ohio 3rd graders demonstrate one of crucial Common Core skills, answering text based questions ... while they have a blast!  Whole Brain Teaching techniques demonstrated include: class-yes, teach-okay, mirror, mirror words, the Scoreboard, the Because Clapper and, a new favorite, Disguise Cream.  For more information on Whole Bra...

Lindsey Roush& Ohio graders demonstrate one of crucial Common Core skills, answering text based questions . while they have a blast! Whole Brain Teach.

Pinterest
Search