Hello everyone! I am so excited about getting my site up and running again and sharing the many resources I have created and accumulated over the years. I know there are many of you that have already started school and then there are some that have yet to return. Either[Read more]
Hello everyone. I’ve been working on my classroom management strategy for the upcoming school year. This year, I have decided to do reward coupons. Every two weeks or sometimes even randomly (depending on class behavior), I will reward the students who have no behavior problems with a coupon. Coupon rewards[Read more]
On the first day of class, there will be one thing that you will try to get across to your students…What a day of learning should look like in your class. In order to get this point across, you must cover your expectations, daily procedures, classroom rules and more. Check[Read more]
Hello everyone! I’ve been super busy. I got a job in the middle of the year and am scrambling getting things together to go back into the high school classroom. While taking a break, I decided to share my new class syllabus with you. I was browsing pinterest, my favorite[Read more]
By now, school should have started for most of you. I figured now would be as good of a time as ever to share a few back to school tips with you to hopefully help your year run a little smoother and to cut down on early burn out. 1. [Read more]
Looking for some ideas to help you get organized and stay organized throughout the school year, check out the ideas below. Need more ideas, you can check out the additional links listed below as well. 1. Plan your space. You can use Classroom Architect to do this or hand sketch[Read more]
Website: http://www.edmodo.com Uses: This website allows you to create your own virtual classroom or educational space with an almost facebook like setup. You can post tests/quizzes, assignments, create groups, surveys and more. Looking to take education beyond the regular classroom, definitely check it out.
Website: http://www.livebinders.com/ Uses: This website is great. I feel that it is similar to pinterest but more geared towards education. However, it allows you to organize your favorite website links, videos, images, research and more by placing it into notebooks. From these notebooks you are even able to make presentations. I think it’s great, but[Read more]
Website: http://www.kikutext.com/ Uses: This program allows you to send personalized text messages to parents and allow them to respond as well. You can also save all messages as to provide documentation of parent/teacher communications. No more letters being lost and/or forgotten to give to parents.
This is an iPad/iPhone app and it is not free; however it is a free trial that you can check out! Website: http://www.teachersassistantpro.com/Teachers_Assistant_Pro_iPad_iPhone_App_-_One_of_the_Best_Teacher_Apps%21/Teachers_Assistant_Pro_for_iPad_iPhone_App.html Uses: This app lets you track student behavior and classroom habits. Once the behavior is recorded, you can simply email your students’ behavior reports to their parents. Talk[Read more]