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If you haven’t heard by now, you might still be teaching your students some outdated skills.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Are you still wondering what other skills students are being taught that may just be outdated?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…

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…

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…

From Teachers Pay Teachers to Teaching Bites Podcast

I recently had the pleasure of chatting with Fred and Sharon Jaravata from teachingbites.com.  The recorded interview is now available over on their website. You can listen to the PODCAST in many ways, including iTunes. …

Time to Look at What’s Working & Not Working

In about 3 weeks, the first trimester is ending so I’ve decided to examine my classroom, my instruction, and my students to see what’s working and not working so far. Read the rest by clicking…

Back to the Future with Teaching

If you haven’t heard already, this is the 30th anniversary of the Back to the Future movie franchise.  So in honor of that milestone, I’m taking us all back to the future when teaching was…

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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