Day Schedule to aid Transition Times

One strategy in aiding classroom management and reducing transition times is to have a day plan posted detailing the upcoming events.  This visual display aids students in knowing what is expected and at what times.   Helping students organize their time is … Continue reading →

New Addition to “Your Essential Teacher Binder”: Ocean Theme!

What is “Your Essential Teacher Binder”? We’ve all heard of the famous “teacher binder” that contains everything that you need to run your class and lessons successfully! It is essential to your teaching, but not everything fits into the three … Continue reading →

Strategies for Basic Addition Facts

We are always struggling with moving our students along the learning continuum.  We have a wide array of curriculum to teach.  When it comes to Mathematics and the acquisition of this amazing subject, we must be able to decompose the … Continue reading →

Strategies to Make Transition Times Smooth!

How long does it take to settle your class down and focus when coming in at the beginning of the day, after recess or lunch, or between rotary periods?  How about when switching from one lesson to another?  When these … Continue reading →

Helping Solve the Problem of Problem Solving

Students always have problems with communicating their thoughts, their steps in solving a mathematical problem and their findings.  I have found that using the G.R.A.S.S. method ensures students communicate all they are thinking.  This acronym helps them streamline their thoughts … Continue reading →

“Your Essential Teacher Binder” now on sale!

What is “Your Essential Teacher Binder”? We’ve all heard of the famous “teacher binder” that contains everything that you need to run your class and lessons successfully! It is essential to your teaching, but not everything fits into the three … Continue reading →