Classroom Tour 2014-2015 - Tunstall's Teaching Tidbits
Whew…it happened. I got to a happy place in the room today. I hope it will be a wonderful space for my incoming first graders. Before we start with the zillions of pictures let me just say that there is very little content on the walls to start. All the blank spots are meant for […]
Here's a Fun Way to Teach Fractions Using Pool Noodles - WeAreTeachers
Make teaching fractions fun with this pool noodle lesson! It's a great way to keep your elementary math students' interest afloat.
19 Ridiculously Simple DIYs Every Elementary School Teacher Should Know
From the beginning of the year until the end, these fun activities will get your students excited about learning. You should definitely go out and get some popsicle sticks for this.
Week 2 Colors! Orange, Purple, Pink, Black/White/Gray, and Brown
We continued our Color Day Fun theme and finished up with all the colors. It was a week filled with literature, writing, art, and color day ...
Sharpie Hospital ~ How to rescue your dried up Sharpies. Place tips in rubbling alcohol until a bit of ink comes out. Replace the cap and let sit for at least 15 minutes.
Anchor Charts: Hacks and Tips
Do you look on Pinterest for Anchor Chart ideas and give up at the thought that your Anchor Chart could never look that amazing? It actually doesn't have to be that difficult to make an amazing Anchor Chart that you and your students will actually enjoy creating and looking at. I have a few simple…
Teacher Tricks for Math
Need some new teacher tricks up your sleeve for MATH?! I am really excited to share some of my favorite math teaching ideas that I use for i...
Publishing Class Books
So I was FINALLY uploading some photos from my school camera in preparation for the end of the year and I came across some that I had every ...
Storytime STEM by Kim Adsit and Kimberly Jordano
This unit, by Kim Adsit and Kim Jordano, provides lessons for you to incorporate a STEM activity with your read aloud. The first few pages give an overview of the steps you will need to take to successfully incorporate real world problems, identified in the literature, into a STEM activity.There are...
Back to school and December centers and a Freebie! - Sarah's Teaching Snippets
Last week was my first back to school after being on maternity leave. I had a fabulous week! The kids were so excited and we did so many great activities. They LOVED the December centers. They take it so seriously and feel so proud of their “menus”. First, I’ll start with a freebie from ... Read More about Back to school and December centers and a Freebie!
Alphabet Printables and Activities for Preschool and Kindergarten
These alphabet printables and activities are perfect for preschool and kindergarten students. They cover letter recognition, letter sounds and more!