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A blog post about making it your best year ever from Our Elementary Lives!  Accept the challenge and make this a great year.  Grab the freebie to help you come up with reasons why this year is going to be great!

Ideas & resources for the elementary school teacher. Tips and tricks for reading & writing workshop, iPad and technology, flexible seating and more.

Elementary Bloggers Tribe.  A facebook group to share, connect and collaborate with other elementary teacher bloggers.

How To Fit It All In: A First Grade Schedule

Ideas & resources for the elementary school teacher. Tips and tricks for reading & writing workshop, iPad and technology, flexible seating and more.

Do you have summer to do and bucket lists?  Check out Paige's from Our Elementary Lives and get these adorable FREE lists for yourself.

My Summer To Do & Bucket Lists

Do you have summer to do and bucket lists? Check out Paige's from Our Elementary Lives and get these adorable FREE lists for yourself.

Magic e: Sorts & Worksheets

Magic e: Sorts & Worksheets

Ideas & resources for the elementary school teacher. Tips and tricks for reading & writing workshop, iPad and technology, flexible seating and more.

Celebrate your seniors with a Senior Walk through their elementary school. This is a wonderful experience for all involved and so easy to do. Read this post to see how it works in my district.

Senior Walk: An End of the Year Tradition

Celebrate your seniors with a Senior Walk through their elementary school. This is a wonderful experience for all involved and so easy to do. Read this post to see how it works in my district.

Are you feeling overwhelmed with changing your classroom theme every year and being a Pinterest worthy classroom.  Don't feel the stress and read why I haven't changed my theme.

My Classroom Theme & Why it Hasn't Changed in 10 Years

Are you feeling overwhelmed with changing your classroom theme every year and being a Pinterest worthy classroom. Don't feel the stress and read why I haven't changed my theme.

Our Elementary Lives Blog Post: Summer Reading

Summer Reading

Ideas & resources for the elementary school teacher. Tips and tricks for reading & writing workshop, iPad and technology, flexible seating and more.

Shared Reading: Down on the Farm - Our Elementary Lives

Shared Reading: Down on the Farm

Shared Reading: Down on the Farm - Our Elementary Lives

Everything you need to know about using technology in the reading and writing workshop! This blog post gives resources, ideas for organization and actual activities you can do with technology in the elementary classroom. Using the apps Seesaw, Chatterpix, Pic Collage, Epic! and more, use these easy to use activities with 1:1 iPads or if you just have one iPad in your classroom! This is a great resource!

Authentic Ways to Use Technology in the Workshop

Everything you need to know about using technology in the reading and writing workshop! This blog post gives resources, ideas for organization and actual activities you can do with technology in the elementary classroom. Using the apps Seesaw, Chatterpix, Pic Collage, Epic! and more, use these easy to use activities with 1:1 iPads or if you just have one iPad in your classroom! This is a great resource!

New Blog Design & GIVEAWAY at Our Elementary Lives.

New Blog Design & GIVEAWAY

Ideas & resources for the elementary school teacher. Tips and tricks for reading & writing workshop, iPad and technology, flexible seating and more.

Our Elementary Lives: Classroom Reveal: #2getherwearebetter

Classroom Reveal: #2getherwearebetter

Ideas & resources for the elementary school teacher. Tips and tricks for reading & writing workshop, iPad and technology, flexible seating and more.

Back to School Interactive Read Aloud for Chrysanthemum by Kevin Henkes. It includes lesson plans, in-depth comprehension, retelling worksheets, vocabulary, mini-charts and a getting to know you activities. Perfect for K-2. This resource will make planning your IRA fast and easy. It even meets the common core and is just print and go and has a template and detailed directions for printing on sticky notes. Your kids are going to love this one!

Back to School Read Aloud: Chrysanthemum, Interactive Lesson Plans & Activities

Back to School Interactive Read Aloud for Chrysanthemum by Kevin Henkes. It includes lesson plans, in-depth comprehension, retelling worksheets, vocabulary, mini-charts and a getting to know you activities. Perfect for K-2. This resource will make planning your IRA fast and easy. It even meets the common core and is just print and go and has a template and detailed directions for printing on sticky notes. Your kids are going to love this one!

Our Elementary Lives: Classroom Reveal: #2getherwearebetter

Classroom Reveal: #2getherwearebetter

Our Elementary Lives: Classroom Reveal: #2getherwearebetter

Classroom Reveal: #2getherwearebetter

Ideas & resources for the elementary school teacher. Tips and tricks for reading & writing workshop, iPad and technology, flexible seating and more.

Reading aloud to our children is one of the most important things you can do for them. It is our job as an adult in their life to support their educational success by reading to them from day one. Paige, from Our Elementary Lives, shares 4 very important reason why you should read to your child. You don't want to miss these. Check them out and see why it is so important!

4 Important Reasons Why You Should Read to Your Children

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