This classroom makeover is for my daughter. She wanted a Cactus Themed Classroom for her first year teaching. I have been teaching now for thirty years and am so excited to tell you about my daughter, Kara. She graduated last spring and has just begun her first year as a third grade teacher. Although I am still teaching I feel like I am passing the torch helping her with her first Classroom ... Read More about Classroom Makeover For a First Year Teacher
Black History Activities for Kids - I am going to share with you some fun ways to get kids excited about researching and engaging students in black history writing. One of my favorite free sites for teachers is Epic. You get a free account if you are a teacher. It has thousands of books on it. Check it out! You will love it. You can start by having your children read a book on Epic of a famous ... Read More about Fun Ways to Engage Students in Black History Writing
These Fall Activiites to Label it! Write About It! are sure to be a hit with your English Language learners as well as all kindergarten and first grade students. Watch the video preview below! What's Included Equally important the fall activities are aligned to Common Core Standards and can be used in a writing center, small group or whole group. It can also be used as a ... Read More about Fall Activities to Engage your ELLS!
This ESL teaching resource includes many useful ELL Activities to Increase School Vocabulary with your English Language Learners. It contains everything you need to help make your English Language Learners transition into the classroom easier! It will quickly have your students speaking, listening, reading and writing essential Classroom vocabulary words. I made it when I became an ESL teacher and ... Read More about Useful ELL Activities to Increase School Vocabulary
Have you ever asked yourself, "What to Teach Your ELL's During the First Week of School?" Can you imagine walking into a classroom and only understanding a few words your teacher is saying, if any? How do you build a relationship and help your students feel at home especially during your ELLS first week of school? We all have a universal understanding of body language. I try to always greet ... Read More about What to Teach Your ELL’s During the First Week of School