Our Furry Reading Friends

How do you encourage your students to practice reading aloud without feeling silly, getting off-task, or feeling shy?Perhaps one of my favorite additions ever to the classroom, is the solution to this everlasting problem. Beanie Babies. Yes, those ridiculously overpriced, lovable plush animals have brought such a ray of light…

My Reason

Hello, my friends! Today is the happiest day, because today, October joins us. It is basically the best month. The month of leaves, pumpkin-flavored everything, cooler weather, candy corn…I could go on and on! It is also the beginning of Breast Cancer Awareness month, a cause very close to my…

What’s the Plan, Stan?

Now that the year is in full swing, I think it’s safe to say we all need a little stability in our lives. It’s incredible how I live my life in pure, ignorant bliss all Summer, pinning my little life away & storing up ideas that are SURE to make…

Back-to-School LIFESAVER

   I am so excited to announce that Educents.com is having a HUGE back-to-school blowout sale and I am going to be featured in one of the curriculum bundles! From July 30 – August 2 (Wednesday – Saturday), they are bringing back all of their favorite and most popular bundles…

A Very Hungry Bright Idea

I came across this bright idea a month too late, as our Eric Carle unit was finished. But you bet your bottom dollar I’ll be making this bad boy next year–it’s too cute not to! I found this lovely and incredibly easy idea when I visited my friend who had…

Sunday Fun(?)day

The other day when I was stalking browsing Facebook, I came across this: It was like the Facebook gods were speaking directly to me. If I had to recreate this meme, it would go a little something like this: -I Honestly Don’t Think It’s Physically Possible to Get Out of…

Chance of a Lifetime (Or…Monthtime?)

Let’s talk resolutions. It’s a good news/bad news situation over here for me. Bad news first—I’ve been an awful blogger for the past week (maybe 2). Started strong, but had a relapse. My bad!Good news–I have been doing a fantastic job keeping ahead of the game at school. So good,…

I Have a Dream…

I don’t even know where to start with this post.            Teaching about Martin Luther King, Jr. is one of my favorite things about my job, hands down. One might think that it would be a fine line to walk dealing with such young students, but…