Happy Friday! Today, I wanted to end the week on a positive note of reflection and gratitude and share a little bit about some of the teachers who, in my opinion, have had the biggest impact on me. They've changed the way I see myself as both a learner and an individual, and have all … Continue reading My Best Teachers
Hello! Today, I wanted to share a little bit of inspiration to help you power through the rest of the week. If you've seen some of my other posts in this category, then you may know how much I love to watch TED talks. Here are 5 of my personal teaching-related favourites at the moment. … Continue reading 5 Teacher TED Talks I Love!
Hi everyone! I hope your week has been nothing but successful. Today, I wanted to give a quick update about my 2018 Reading Challenge/the genres of books I've been reading lately, and give a quick opinion piece of the teaching-related novel that has most recently captured my heart. As of lately, the 3 genres that … Continue reading What I’ve Been Reading + My Favourite Teaching-Related Novel so far!
Happy Monday! With the end of the school year fast approaching, I wanted to follow up my previous post about tests and exams with one regarding another topic that I know may be weighing heavily on the minds of many teachers: standardized tests. Standardized testing causes a great deal of stress for teachers and students … Continue reading Taking the Stress out of Standardized Tests: 3 Ideas to Try
Hi everyone! Today, I'm going to share some ideas I've seen either online or in classrooms I've supply taught for that are focused on a concept very close to my teacher heart: Organization! I love having an orderly and tidy space to work in, and I feel as though it will benefit my students' learning … Continue reading Teacher Organization Inspiration: 10 Ideas I LOVE
Hello there! As many teachers are quite possibly gearing up for tests and exams, I thought I would share a few ideas I've stumbled upon in recent weeks to make the process of preparing for evaluations more fun for both you and your class. Trashketball: This is a classic review game that has been popping … Continue reading Making Test Prep Fun
Happy Monday! I write this from home with a bad head cold, but the show must go on! Today, I wanted to share a few environmental education ideas I've come across recently, in celebration of Earth Day coming up this month. I hope you find them useful! These were found within a guide given to … Continue reading 3 Environmental Education Ideas to Try!
Good morning! Thank you so much for reading this post today. With the Easter long weekend upon us, I wanted to share a few fun and festive ideas I've come across that you can use with your students, assuming that you work in a school that recognizes the holiday (I know every school environment has … Continue reading 3 Fun Easter Activities for the Classroom
Hi everyone! Lots of people seemed to like one of my older posts about my favourite YouTube teacher, Michelle Ferré (PocketfulofPrimary), so today I wanted to take a few minutes to highlight 4 more YouTube teachers who I personally feel deserve some recognition. Tina Bietler: Tina is a Grade 1 teacher in the U.S. whose … Continue reading More Amazing YouTube Teachers!
Hello there! Today, with St. Patrick's Day quickly approaching, I wanted to share some ideas for celebrating in the classroom. Shamrock Crafts: This one is a great idea for Primary-aged children, and it's both hands-on and low prep. All you need is: Shamrock templates (provided in link below), card stock, green tissue paper (cut into … Continue reading 3 Activities for St. Patrick’s Day