A Formative Assessment Option - Teaching With Simplicity
Does this look familiar? Stack after stack of papers to be graded. I have had many of these stacks. So many in fact that I have felt like I’m drowning in papers. Uggg…..not fun at all! About four years ago, I found a solution to this problem. No more stacks for me! My solution […]
The first year I began teaching, one of my teammates shared with me this fantastic acronym for GROUPS. I thought I would post it and share it with you all. I have always had it hanging in my room, and have created small versions to hand out to students before they begin group work. Some kiddos even get to have one taped onto their desk. :) I didn't create the acronym (though I have changed a few of the words over the years), but I will never have a classroom without it! I usually introduce…
Don't worry; I'm not actually saying anything important. Up here. In the front of the room. Talking out loud. About your lesson.
Free and Funny Teacher Week Ecard: Don't worry; I'm not actually saying anything important. Up here. In the front of the room. Talking out loud. About your lesson. Create and send your own custom Teacher Week ecard.
FREE Quick Survey/Reflection poster!
Quick Survey/Reflection poster. These posters help you to understand the students' thinking by looking at their responses.
So a few of you were pretty interested in the Voice Levels banner I posted about below on the Vista Print Post ... before I start let me m...
Please enjoy my collection of 40+ anchor charts, updated weekly! All of these anchor charts have been used in my own classroom (Grades 2-5) with students. Click on each picture to be redirected a blog post featuring the anchor chart and other activities related to the topic! Also: FOLLOW my Pinterest Anchor Chart Board for over 500 anchor chart ideas! Click Here! Literacy Anchor Charts Restate the Question Anchor Chart Writing Summaries Anchor Chart Story Elements Anchor Chart Topic…
Social Skills Needed for Groupwork Poster
This free poster defines the skills that are necessary to complete group work. Both the task skills and the social skills are listed. The sign reminds students of the importance of respect and that a positive attitude is essential when working together. Please visit my store for a complete catalog ...
Bright Polka Dot Classroom Decor: Updates
I am loving all the positive feedback I am getting on my Bright Polka Dot Classroom decor packs! Thank you! Thank you! I actually first made them for my own classroom. Last August, I decided to get rid of the cow print I had for ten years and go to bright polka dots. Selling the packets on TpT has been an added bonus! I thought I would let you know about some updates. As always, feel free to Pin! This picture from my Shutterfly site, is a big hit on Pinterest! The organizer is actually a…
They Paved Paradise... - Math Coach's Corner
…and put up a parking lot! What’s got me humming that tune today? Only a great little formative assessment tool! I was planning with my 3rd grade team yesterday, and we got into a discussion about formative assessments. It reminded me of a tool called an Answer Board that I was introduced to by a […]
Classroom Inspiration - Elementary Nest
Need classroom inspiration? Check out these amazing ideas sourced from around the web for decorating, organizing, and creating an engaging classroom.