5 Mistakes to Avoid at Back to School Night

Follow my blog with Bloglovin School is once again starting up so that means Back to School Night is not far behind.  If you’re a new teacher or a veteran like me, here are 5…

5 Quick and Important Pieces of Advice When Switching Grade Level

I have to admit that changing my grade level as the school year began was nerve-racking and very stressful.  Although I’m starting my 31st year of teaching, change is always hard.  I’ve taught mostly third…

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Setting Up Google Classroom

One of the newest duties teachers have to do to set up a new classroom is setting up Google Classroom® to accommodate the new students for the new school year.  When I set up my…

How I Present Back to School Night With Google Classroom

Your Back to School Night presentation sets the tone for the school year.  I’ve taken a new approach to it.  Since I am in a 1:1 classroom with Chrome Books, I wanted to use the…

Get Rocking with a Google Slides ‘How To’ Project

Are your students ready to start creating and learning with Google Slides®?  Are they an expert keyboarder and know all the ins and outs of Google Slides menus?   As a teacher, you forget just how much…

How to Get Students to Know Each Other with iPortraits

It’s the beginning of school.  How do you get students to learn about each other?  I use iPortraits!  This activity uses character traits to build a portrait (selfie included!) of each student.  Instead of just…

The Dreaded Set Up of my Classroom Begins!

Who else dreads going back to school and setting up a classroom?  This year I dreaded it even more because I needed and wanted to make changes to my classroom setup.  Why? First off,  I…

Here’s Not 1 Back to School Tip But 7!

Can you smell the dry erase markers yet?  Are you hearing phantom bells ringing?  Are you practicing getting up early again?  Yep, soon it will be that time of year again when teachers are preparing…

A Creative Way to Showcase Students at the Beginning of the Year

The first week of school is a busy time for teachers and students.  It’s also a time to get to know your students and their personalities.  But at the same time, we do have to…

Math Tip Monday August Back to School Math Ideas

If it’s Monday, it must be a Math Tip! As a third grade teacher, I want to know the math levels of my students who are coming into a new school year.  I want to…

Teacher Wisdom August Back to School Tips

The sharpening of pencils.  The passing out of textbooks.  The perfectly white whiteboard.  The new bulletin board borders.  It can only mean one thing…its’ Back to School!  It’s an exciting time and I just wanted…

How to ROCK ClassDojo!

Don’t worry, if you’re still Old School and use a behavior chart or still write a student’s name on the board, this post is still for you!  Please read to the end to see the…

Geometry on Google Slides®

This Interactive Digital Notebooks for Google Slides are now available in my TpT Store!

Click the link BELOW to see the Geometry Books!

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