Fun New Year’s Activities for Students

Hello everyone! Although we are already well into 2018, I thought it would be nice to share a few ideas that you can use in your classrooms in January to celebrate/ring in the new year with your students. Most of these can be adapted for many different grade levels, so hopefully you find something useful … Continue reading Fun New Year’s Activities for Students

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Reflecting on 2017: Some Highlights from my First Year of Teaching

WOW! I cannot believe that the year is almost over! I wanted to take some time today to briefly reflect upon 2017, and talk about how the year as a whole has impacted me. First of all, the professional circumstances of my life have changed drastically between January 2017 and now. I was fortunate enough … Continue reading Reflecting on 2017: Some Highlights from my First Year of Teaching

Keeping Kids Engaged During the Final Days/Weeks before the Holidays

Hi everyone! Thank you so much for reading this post today. It's certainly no secret that the energy level in classrooms is higher in December than it is at almost any other time of the school year. Today, I wanted to talk about some ideas I've found recently for making the most of this energy … Continue reading Keeping Kids Engaged During the Final Days/Weeks before the Holidays

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