While some of you are enjoying your “snow days” I am trying to bring “snow” into my class! Most of my kiddos have NEVER seen snow… (WELL I NEVER HAVE EITHER) HAHA! My plan was to make a fun, hands-on, and differentiated Winter themed center […]
Doesn’t celebrating holidays in your classroom make you feel all warm and fuzzy inside?!? Yes, me too! Every year I celebrate Polar Express the day before we leave for the holidays. This is a special time in my classroom and I wanted to share with […]
Who said you couldn’t have fun in December and hit standards?!? A tradition I have in December is making reindeer food. We spend a week learning about reindeer/caribous. So why not bring a little magic into learning?!? The night before I prep all items into […]
December is one of my FAVORITE months! – Our Elf makes his debut – Having the room decorated for the holidays – Pajama day for Polar Express – AND Grinch Day! Every morning the excitement my students exhibited when entering the classroom looking for our elf […]
Every year, I (our Elf) will give presents to my students for Christmas. Two years ago, I decided to make a chimney for the stockings. I had leftover cardboard from a failed Pinterest idea on making a Gingerbread house! HAHA I cut construction paper (orange, red, […]
Although there’s not one single method, procedure or strategy that will ensure success; there are a few things you can do that will help dictate how the remainder of the year will go. Without some of these key practices below in place you can count on some sort of disruptive behavior interfering with your teaching.