Growth Mindset Videos: 10 Inspiring TEDTalks to Share With Your Kids
Guaranteed to inspire kids of all ages, these 10 TEDTalks make the perfect jumping off point for opening discussion about growth mindset at home or school.
Longest Paper Chain: An Easy STEM Challenge Students Love!
Students choose different ways to create the longest paper chain out of one sheet of construction paper in this easy to prep and complete STEM Challenge.
Kids Back to School creative art activity resources
I design these Imagination Box Back To School Resources to engage and enthuse children in a fun and creative way during the first week back to school - I have fun coming up with the ideas too!
Back to School with 10 First Week Lessons
The first week of school is unlike any other week of the school year. We are tasked with getting to know 20+ students and establishing a classroom community while still teaching them classroom and …
20 Tips for New Teachers — Alleah Maree
Hey hey, teacher friend!! Oh MY, congratulations on landing a new teaching job! I’m so INCREDIBLY stoked for you. I remember that feeling and it’s so SO good. Whether it’s your first classroom or maybe you’re going back after being away for a bit, either way that’s super exciting and I know you’re
Kiss Your Binders and Hanging Files GOODBYE!
It's a game changer for classroom organization! Use project or document cases to organize your classroom essentials.
The Best STEM Tower Ever! - Teachers are Terrific
This STEM Tower Challenge is one of the easiest to prepare and the most challenging to complete! It's a perfect challenge to get all kids involved in problem-solving and practicing perseverance.
13 Unexpected and Fun Geography Lessons to Enhance Your Curriculum
Students can travel across the globe without leaving the classroom. Check out these fun geography lessons for any grade and curriculum.
Me Museum - Build a Positive Classroom Community - The Creative Classroom
Building a classroom community where your students feel safe, trusted and loved is important during the first few weeks of school. Doing so, you will see many benefits including a successful year. This past week our second grade class had our ME MUSEUM day. On the first day of school the students got their first […]
FREE Back to School Student Survey
Perfect for back to school! Get to know your students the first week back to school with this free student survey! Students will fill out valuable information in this survey including The survey inquires about interests, hobbies, home life, goals, and more.While I designed this survey for my Englis...
17 Different Ways to Review Classroom Procedures
Sometimes just practicing classroom procedures over and over again can get a little boring. Here are 17 different ideas to make reviewing procedures more fun.
Back to School Math Pennant and Glyph with a Golden Spiral Theme
"A glyph?" I asked myself. "What is a GLYPH?" I asked some friends and one of them knew. "It's like one of those things where kids...
Eight Things That Should be at the Top of Teachers' To-Do Lists for the Beginning of the Year
I am a list-maker. BIG TIME. I love the feeling of crossing a completed task off of my to-do list and watch the crossed off items over...
Getting To Know You Activity with Jenga - Teaching with Jennifer Findley
Your students will love this getting to know you activity using Jenga! Such a fun back to school activity to help students get to know each other!