How To Create A Rainbow Classroom Theme

Rainbow Classroom Theme: The Perfect Way To Add Color and Joy to Your Teaching Space! If you’re looking for a fun classroom theme idea for 2023, keep reading! Decorating a classroom with a rainbow theme can be a fun and easy way to create a bright and cheerful atmosphere. Rainbow classroom decor is truly timelessContinue reading “How To Create A Rainbow Classroom Theme”

Why You Need a Daily Visual Schedule in Your Classroom

The beginning of the year is a great time to think about setting up your classroom for success. Many teachers are looking for ways to boost their classroom management for smooth routines and procedures. Classroom daily visual schedules are great for helping students understand how their day will flow.  What is a daily visual schedule?Continue reading “Why You Need a Daily Visual Schedule in Your Classroom”

How to Teach the Values of Decimal Places

Do your students understand decimal place value? Decimals are a new concept for most of our elementary math students. This can be a tricky concept for kids to grasp, but it’s an important one for them to understand as they continue to work with larger numbers in math. Understanding place value helps our students thinkContinue reading “How to Teach the Values of Decimal Places”

The Best Tips for Teaching Narrative Writing in Upper Elementary 

Teaching writing can be overwhelming! Narrative writing is an important skill that can be difficult for upper elementary students to master. Storytelling comes naturally to some of our students, but some of our students find narrative writing and storytelling very difficult. But with the right strategies and a little creativity, you can help all ofContinue reading “The Best Tips for Teaching Narrative Writing in Upper Elementary “

Teaching Interpreting Data and Graphing in Math 

I love teaching math! Teaching graphing and data analysis is no exception. The graphing in math lessons is so visual and hands on which always leads to student engagement. PLUS graphing is such an important skill in upper elementary! Interpreting data and graphing is a real life math skill students will need to build uponContinue reading “Teaching Interpreting Data and Graphing in Math “

7 Powerful Classroom Management Tips for Surviving Winter Holidays as a Teacher

The few weeks between Thanksgiving and Winter break are always CrAzY in elementary classrooms. Am I right?!? And as soon as the calendar flips to December, teachers know it’s next to impossible to get your students to focus in class! How can I keep my students learning during the winter holidays? What keeps students engagedContinue reading “7 Powerful Classroom Management Tips for Surviving Winter Holidays as a Teacher”

How to Help Your Students Solve Two Step Story Problems In Elementary Math

Word problems can be so tricky to master, but they are so important. In fact, they are honestly they are probably the most real world math problems your students will encounter in school. Now add in multiple steps and you’ve just created a kids worst nightmare! Many students just look for the numbers in theContinue reading “How to Help Your Students Solve Two Step Story Problems In Elementary Math”

How To Teach Dialogue Punctuation in Writing

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!

The Best Tips & Tricks For Printable Classroom Decor

Printable classroom decor is so popular for many reasons. Its editable so you can customize it to meet your needs for your classroom from year to year. You can create exactly what you need. And you can find some pretty amazing designs and classroom themes to bring your dream classroom to life! However sometimes teachersContinue reading “The Best Tips & Tricks For Printable Classroom Decor”

Setting Good Classroom Rules and Expectations- How To Make Meaningful Classroom Rules

Setting good classroom rules and expectations is one of the most important objectives in elementary school. Rules are different from classroom routines and procedures. Classroom rules define what will and will not be taking place in your learning space. Coming up with the perfect set of rules can be a challenge! This blog post willContinue reading “Setting Good Classroom Rules and Expectations- How To Make Meaningful Classroom Rules”