My students practice their math facts using XtraMath. They’re seeing their progress and are understandably proud! I decided to create tags to let them be reminded of how hard they’re working, and to encourage them to keep trying! They’re a great visual display of how far they’ve come since September! We just refer to the… Continue reading Math Facts Punch Cards
We’ve been talking about genres for ages — okay, for three months, but who’s counting? Wait…me. I’m counting. — so it’s time for my students to begin identifying the genre of their independent reading books using these simple bookmarks! I plan on using them to track their 40 book requirement. I’ve tried everything else I… Continue reading Genre Bookmarks
My students have never been so aware of voice levels before I started using my teacher Bitmojis! These voice level cards were inspired by Pinterest, of course! All the best ideas are! #PinterestWin I’ve uploaded the template that I used to create mine. Simply put your bitmoj images in place of mine and they’re ready… Continue reading #BitmojiTeacher Voice Level Display
Well, if we’re going to be technical, now I’m posting. And not to my blog. I need a sponsor, because I need help. Do you know why I haven’t posted on this blog in a while? It’s because I’m busy. Yes, Virginia, there is a social media site that rivals the time-consuming features of Pinterest. … Continue reading Sunday Inspirations: Leave Me Alone, I’m Pinning! Part 2
Sixty-three boards. Seven-hundred sixty-one likes. Five-thousand five-hundred thirty-nine pins. Houston, I have a problem. I don’t remember the date or even the month when I first discovered Pinterest. I do remember my first experience with it. A friend had posted a few pins about home decorating on Facebook. Because I seemed to share her… Continue reading Sunday Inspirations: Leave Me Alone, I’m Pinning! Part 1
Question: What is better than attending a day-long in-service focused on the benefits of Pinterest for teachers? Answer: PRESENTING a day-long in-service focused on the benefits of Pinterest for teachers! That is precisely what I had a chance to do at my school the other day. It was such a wonderful opportunity to share the… Continue reading Happy Tuesday: Pinterest for Educators!
I’ve only been on Pinterest for under a year, and I admit I’m addicted! I appreciate things visually, so Pinterest was made for me. I started out with the “standard” For the Home, My Style, Products I Love, and Books Worth Reading boards, and it quickly grew to add my real passions. I’m a wife,… Continue reading Follow My Pinterest Boards