Holidays across the Globe Mini Unit Ideas!

If you hadn't already noticed, I love the holidays. As a teacher, I really enjoy the chance that this time of year gives us to teach our students about the many different Winter celebrations that take place around the world. It expands their worldview, and allows them to appreciate the unique customs and traditions of … Continue reading Holidays across the Globe Mini Unit Ideas!

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Reflecting on a Recent PD Opportunity: My 3 Take-aways

Happy Friday! This past week, I was invited by my preferred list school to attend a webinar addressing strategies for working with disruptive students. I was very grateful for this opportunity, because I know that this is something that can be challenging to know how to handle as a supply teacher. Today, I wanted to … Continue reading Reflecting on a Recent PD Opportunity: My 3 Take-aways

More Math Ideas: Using Differentiated Instruction in Assessments and Evaluation

Hi everyone! As some of you might know, one of my goals as a teacher is to not only prevent a fear of Math in my own future students, but to help them develop an appreciation for the subject area as well. I also am very passionate about using differentiated instruction in the classroom, in … Continue reading More Math Ideas: Using Differentiated Instruction in Assessments and Evaluation

Memory Monday: The First Lesson I Ever Taught+ My Experience with Co-op

Hello! For today's post, I'm going to get a little reflective and sentimental. Recently, I went ¬†through my "Memory Box," which is my fancy name for the container of little drawings, notes, and other handmade gifts that have been given to me by students. I love having this to cheer me up on the more … Continue reading Memory Monday: The First Lesson I Ever Taught+ My Experience with Co-op

Time-Fillers: Activities to Keep Students’ Attention during Unplanned Moments

Sometimes, no matter how detailed and fabulous your day plans are, you end up with extra time at the end of an instructional block when you are supply teaching. I have had this happen to me several times, and the time usually ranges anywhere from 5 to 15 minutes. What do you do during these … Continue reading Time-Fillers: Activities to Keep Students’ Attention during Unplanned Moments