Looking for a great Back-to-School idea for your parents? This flipbook Powerpoint template is easy to make and user friendly for your parents to give them an overview of the new school year. Searching Pinterest for ideas you will find so many. But don't pay for someone else's file. Use the link below and "Save … Continue reading Back To School Resources
Knowing the types of learning styles (including your own) is important to learn about your students to reach all learners in your instruction. When I got my first teaching position I will never forget what my husband said. "Please, don't be one of those teachers who bore their students to death!" Those words have stuck … Continue reading Know the Learning Styles of Your Students
Source: A Walk In The Woods Test – Relational Psychology Test - Higher Perspective
I can't believe it's the end of June already! I've been reading through lots of teaching resources and working on a coaching course for new teachers. I want to integrate as much technology as possible into my course in order to provide a fun and interactive online learning environment. I started working on my Google … Continue reading Ready For A Paperless Classroom?
Make the MOST of your Time Off No one understands how a teacher feels the last few weeks of school but another teacher. We are exhausted, DONE, excited, happy and sad, all at once. Then, finally, it's summer!! Woo Hoo! We plan a family trip, kids summer camps, schedule Dr. appointments, sleep-in, clean, organize etc. … Continue reading Summer Vacation
So I thought it was just my 9 year-old who was doing this. I was stunned to discover that ALL kids are doing this! Ok, exaggeration...many. My husband and I both recalled that "when we were kids...." playing outside and making up games was what WE did. Now we are both shocked and disappointed that … Continue reading Water Bottle Flipping-I’m Flipped Out!
For years I've worked with teachers who reported that they tried the Words Their Way or WTW program with a lot of frustration. They believed in the philosophy behind Shane Templeton's research that was the root of the program. They liked the games, sorts etc. but the logistics; the daily running of the program at … Continue reading Words Their Way-A Second Look
I have to share a letter from a student a met nine years ago. I would say "former student" but she was not. And, as fate would have it, I received this letter on a day where nothing seemed to go right! As I am an Instructional Coach I don't get letters like this. It … Continue reading Random Act of Kindness
Anchor Chart Traits Very Visual for ESL students. Created by Teachertrap.com. What is the first thing you do when you walk into a room for the first time? Take a visual scan of the room. Gather information around you to get a "feel" for what is going on. As an instructional coach I do the … Continue reading Ahoy, Have Anchor Charts Gone A Stray?