Meet your core standards using current literature during your read aloud time. Meeting some of the Common Core Reading Literature Standards can be challenging. Many teachers out there are using old basals, published before the newest Core Standards were implemented. We found … [Read more...] about Interactive Read-Aloud with Current Children’s Literature
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Meet Beekle the Unimaginary Friend! If you haven't read this book to your class yet, they are missing out! This creative story will ignite your students' imaginations as they travel to a place of imaginary friends and unbreakable bonds between real friendship. The book is … [Read more...] about The Adventures of Beekle the Unimaginary Friend Interactive Read-Aloud
Get Your Students to Greet Each Other It will help build classroom community! Good Morning! As adults, we are accustomed to greeting others. We look each other in the eye, smile, and then say something like "Good morning!" or "Hello, how are you today?" If you watch your … [Read more...] about Get Your Students to Greet Each Other
That time of year has arrived! As teachers excitedly welcome another group of students to our classrooms, we also open the door to build a great working relationship with their parents. If I could create a crash-course to assist parents as they support their students, this … [Read more...] about Welcome Back to School! 5 TIPS Teachers Want Parents to Know
Maybe I'm old fashioned....or maybe I'm way behind the technological times. (Probably both.) At any rate, I've got a ton of audio cassette tapes lying around my classroom. Besides being bulky, they're almost obsolete. I mean- I can hardly find a reasonably priced … [Read more...] about Don’t toss out your audio cassette tapes just yet!