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
Hi everyone! I hope you're having a wonderful week so far. On a totally unrelated side note, my brother is FINALLY home from university for his Winter break, and I could not be more excited about this if I tried. Onto today's post! I've been talking quite a bit recently about the importance of celebrating … Continue reading Some Traditions I Hope to use with my Future Students
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
As an add-on to my Holidays Across the Globe post, I thought it would be a good idea to offer for suggestions for teaching students about Christmas around the world. Although Christmas is celebrated in a wide variety of different country, ever nation selects different customs, foods, and other traditions during the holiday season. There … Continue reading Christmas Around the World Activities
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!
Hi everyone! With the holidays quickly approaching, I wanted to devote this post to one of my personal favourite things about the holidays: Tradition! Traditions, in my opinion, are a crucial part of what makes this time of year so special and so much fun. Traditions give you something to look forward to, and they … Continue reading Tradition Talk: A Holiday Lesson Idea
Thank you so much for checking out this post today! I wanted to share a few ideas with you that I've found on Pinterest and been inspired by. All of them can be found in greater detail at the links below (with the exception of the toy idea-- that one we did in my Science … Continue reading Winter STEM Activities
Hello everyone! With December here and the colder weather fast approaching (at least it is, here in Canada), I thought it would be fun to share with you some fun Winter Art activity ideas I've come across recently that I think would be engaging for students. I hope you enjoy them! Let me know if … Continue reading Beautiful Winter Art Activities
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
Hi everyone! Thank you for checking out my blog! Today, I want to talk a little bit about a classroom trend that I have heard a lot about online lately: Flexible seating. Although I am unsure about whether or not it will be feasible for me to implement this technique in my own classroom someday, … Continue reading Taking a Look at Another Teaching Trend: Flexible Seating!