I learned about this great activity at a workshop with Robert Probst. It is a great way for students to interact with each other in writing. All students get to participate at the same time and it gives them a chance to voice their thoughts to each other. On top of that, it is a quiet activity and who couldn’t… View Post
This has been one of the best professional books that I have found for teaching my readers who struggle. Lots of wonderful ideas for teachers!
Does your family have a Christmas Eve tradition? For my family, we get together with my parents and siblings, eat my dad’s chili (yum!) and play games together. Good times spent together!
I haven’t gotten to read this book yet, but who can resist a No David book? I love the No David books and will be putting this one on my classroom wish list!
I received a nice surprise from Mary at Sharing Kindergarten! The Liebster Blog Award for new bloggers in the blogging world. That was a great surprise! The rules are to copy and paste the Liebster award onto your blog. Thank the giver and provide a link back to them. Reveal your top 5 picks and comment on their blog… View Post
What a fun day we had today! It was finally time for our reading party and the kids were definitely excited. One station the kids went to was a Minute To Win It type game: Marshmallows Through Christmas Wreaths. It was a marshmallow blizzard as they tried to see how many they could throw though their wreath in one minute! Our… View Post
A few teacher friends- Mandy N., Tricia F., and Martha S.- and myself had the pleasure of meeting with Instructechs consultant, Karen Loman, for coffee last night. What a good time we had! We were all getting to share with each other and gain Karen’s insight on guided reading and spelling. It is rare that teachers get time to… View Post