Warning! Are You Sabotaging Your Students? PART 3

If you haven’t heard by now, you might still be teaching your students some outdated skills.  In Part 1 and Part 2 of this 3-part blog post, I examined such skills as, telling time on…

Warning! Are You Sabotaging Your Students? PART 2

Are you still wondering what other skills students are being taught that may just be outdated?  In PART 1, I examined the concept of teaching time on an analog clock.  Though it is clear that…

Warning! Are You Sabotaging Your Students?

Ok, maybe the headline was a little TOO dramatic.  But I started to think about this the other day when I began teaching these skills:   telling time and counting money.  In ten years, these little second graders…

5 Must Have Presents That Will Make a Teacher Happy!

It’s that time of year again when you know your students are wondering what gift to get you this year.  Students have given me some beautiful gifts that were given with gratitude and from the…

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…

Simple Year End Reflection Questions for a Better Year

Did you just end your school year? I recently ended another school year.  It’s now time to have a year end reflection and relax.  But wait, let’s make one thing clear.  Districts DO NOT pay…

How to Easily Integrate Technology with Guided Reading Groups

In this two-part post, I will demonstrate how using iPads (both mini-iPads and an iPad Pro) can bring guided reading into the digital age.  I was fortunate that over the years I have been able…

10 Important Tips for the First-Year Teacher Part 2

Are you still excited about being a new teacher?  The Department of Education states that up to 50% of new teachers leave the profession within the first five years.  Don’t be a first-year teacher who…

10 Important Tips for the New Teacher

Are you a new teacher?  It can be overwhelming.  What to do?  As a veteran teacher of over 30 years teaching in the public education system in California, I offer these tips to help you…

Geometry on Google Slides®

These 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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