Most teachers say that one of their greatest obstacles in their daily work life is classroom management. There are so many good reasons for that. Many of the schools in our area of Southern California have kinder and first grade classrooms filled with 30 kids – without aides. Our days often lean more toward herding […]
Behavior Management systems are a touchy subject. It makes sense that they are. We all have different beliefs on what is the best way to do nearly everything. And, there is validity to just about everyone’s point of view. What it comes down to is what works for you. More importantly, what can YOU implement […]
I wanted to share some of my Back-to-School must haves with you. TpT’s annual Back-to-School 8/3 & 8/4 sale is a perfect time to stock up! PARENT GUIDE I start each school year with a parent night. We call it Back to School night. Parents come to school that night and we discuss what they […]
It’s time for WISH LIST WEDNESDAY! This week I am highlighting my morning work for K-2, Morning Wake Up. In case you missed last week, here’s how it works: Each Wish List Wednesday I will highlight one of the most wish listed items from my store. That item will be placed on SALE from Wednesday through Friday. I will […]
And just like that, summer is nearly upon us! Time absolutely flies when you are having fun, peeps. I have many things I like to send home with the kiddos to help them avoid that backwards slide during the summer. One major thing I emphasize is writing. It’s a great way to ensure the kids […]
Set aside any negatives you may have about common core – at the foundation – the expectation is that students master concepts, feel success through critical thinking, and can strategize effectively. These are tools we need in everyday life. I’m all for it. I’m pretty happy about the whole college and career readiness push. The career […]
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Welcome to my cyber home! My creative and graphics driven obsessions are very happy here. I'm a mom to two of my favorite humans, wife to the guy who makes me laugh 'til I cry, and a veteran SoCal teacher with a passion for all things education and organization and LOADS to share.