Water Bottle Classroom Storage: I hang an over-the-door organizer to hold my first graders water bottles. I call it the Hydration Station. It keeps the water bottles accessible for students, but keeps them off their desks — where they are prone to spilling or sweating and creating wet spots.
Students love learning about space! Teaching the order of the planets from the sun is such a fun lesson, and students love making this Planet Flipbook. I created this flipbook as a hands-on way for students to learn the order of the planets, but also to pull in some fine motor skills practice. To begin […]
This year I’ve been trying to focus more on displaying my students’ work in different ways. I tried this idea out a while back but it never felt quite right in my room. And because I wasn’t crazy about the way it looked, I didn’t use it very often to display my kids’ work. This ... Read More about Displaying Student Work
Hello! I just wrapped up my first week of my eleventh year teaching and wanted to share some picture of my classroom with you. This post contains Amazon affiliate links for your convenience. I am paid a small commission for referring you to the products I am recommending but you will not pay any additional ... Read More about Classroom Tour 2017-2018
Do your students have a growth mindset or a fixed mindset? Here are some engaging ideas and activities for elementary kids. These lessons are designed as a way to foster a Growth Mindset culture in your classroom with your students.