How to teach punctuating dialogue to students with examples and anchor charts! Simply explain the rules of dialogue and quotation marks to your students with a little help from this blog post!
I love teaching writing! It’s my favorite thing. I love watching students light up with ideas as they write in my class. I love having students leave my room confident in their ability to write and embrace the process. But, let’s be honest here. It takes some kids a long time to get confident aboutContinue reading “Amazing Writing Activities to Teach Writing in Elementary”
Is it just me, or are you finding it harder and harder to keep your students’ motivated in class this school year? I am knee deep in our end of the year test prep and I feel like I have to put on a full-on performance to keep the kids’ attention. I have done virtualContinue reading “4 of My Favorite Math Activities for Test Prep”
As a teacher, my ultimate goal for students is to enjoy reading and feel confident picking out books to read in their free time. There are many elements to growing successful independent readers, but oral reading fluency is SO IMPORTANT for so many reasons! In this blog post, I will share with you how IContinue reading “How I Teach and Assess Reading Fluency for BIG KIDS in Upper Elementary”
I was thinking today, if I were on a deserted island and could only take one online learning tool with me to make teaching lessons remotely easier, I would take Google Slides. Seriously though, Google Slides has probably been one of the most helpful resources to setup a virtual classroom and organize all the thingsContinue reading “Distance Learning Ideas & Tips for Teachers Using Google Slides”