As an aspiring teacher and student in college, one key word that I heard a lot was "differentiate". Back then this meant little to me because reading about different learning abilities in a textbook wasn't a real word example. All I understood from it was that it could be scary to learn how to easily differentiate in the classroom. When I began actual observations and student teaching, I saw how ... Read More about How to Easily Differentiate in the Classroom
Halloween is my second favorite holiday, because sorry, Christmas comes first! Halloween can be a really fun day in the classroom, but teaching should not take a back burner. I mean sure, your students are probably going nuts thinking about the actual festivities that may take place that day, but that doesn't mean educational fun can't be had as well! Because I love Halloween so much I created a ... Read More about Halloween Resources
Being a first year teacher is exciting, overwhelming, and everything else you can think of. Here are 10 tips new teachers can use! These can even be for the student teacher who wants to get a head start. Before you apply places, figure out your priorities of where you want to teach. The worst thing you could do to yourself is apply somewhere without knowing anything about the school. Decide ... Read More about 10 Tips New Teachers Can Use
I grew up with neat freak parents who insisted on daily chores, and hard core cleaning on the weekends. As a kid all of these chores pretty much seemed like the end of the world. However, as I got older I realized that that genetic trait has been passed down to me. Being organized has always been beneficial to me when it comes to school and work. My classroom quickly became "the organized one". ... Read More about Organization in the Classroom
Anyone who is teaching, has taught, or even knows a teacher knows that throughout history there has been a multitude of fads that had teachers reaching for the aspirin. Toys making their way into classrooms is not a new thing. I mean who could forget: Pogs: trade them, smack them…and that’s about it. Why these things were so popular, I’ll never know. Slap bracelets: Ok, so these aren’t ... Read More about Fidget Spinners: Ninja Star Weapon Or Useful Tool?