Tips to Foster a Classroom Community

Hello there! As a teacher, I feel as though it is crucial not only to create a classroom space where students feel happy and excited to come to school each day, but one in which students feel comfortable with one another, and where they feel safe to express themselves as individuals. Here are a few … Continue reading Tips to Foster a Classroom Community

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Reaching all Students

Happy Saturday!! If you saw one of my earlier posts, you will know that one of my top missions as a teacher is to reach every student. Today, I wanted to share a few ideas/strategies for making this goal a reality. Ensure that all of your students are set up for success: At the start … Continue reading Reaching all Students

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

Preventing Classroom Bullying: Some Measures You Can Take as a Teacher

Hi everyone! So by this point, it is clear that there are several different areas of education that I am personally very passionate about. One of these topics that is closest to my heart is classroom bullying, and how to prevent it amongst students. Having been bullied on and off for years throughout my schooling, … Continue reading Preventing Classroom Bullying: Some Measures You Can Take as a Teacher