Want to start Genius Hour in your classroom but not sure where or how to begin? Already started Genius Hour but need a bit more guidance? You've come to the right place. Genius Hour is a big deal at our school! Each time we meet, the students get so into it and are always trying to one-up each other. They beg to go to other classes and grade levels to present their projects and show how much of an ... Read More about Genius Hour: The Ends and Outs of Passion Projects
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Are you needing new word work activities to spruce up your word work time? If so, this is the place to be.This Wednesday I go back to work after four wonderful months off with my lovely daughter, Kendall. My maternity leave was everything I needed and more but soon I’ll be back in the teaching world and must be prepared! The planner in me woke up SUPER early this ... Read More about Word Work Activities
Spring Break has came and went! Boy did I need those days off to relax and prepare for the upcoming madness of end of the year testing! Thank goodness for my reading level checklists.These checklists contain NEW skills needed to be mastered for each reading level, and have kept me focused on what skills my students have mastered or still need to work on. These babies have kept me sane the last ... Read More about A little Easter fun!
Do your students enjoy biographies as much as mine do? Each year I get so giddy when the biography unit is approaching. I love teaching my Littles about the struggles and achievements that occurred with some of our nations most historic figures. Since Amelia Earhart is apart of our TEKS here in Texas (plus she's so gosh darn fun to learn about) I tend to start with her.We start off ... Read More about Beginning Biographies the Right Way in Your Classroom