What is a Scientist? STEM and Literacy 1st Grade Science

The great thing about these STEM and Literacy Lesssons is that they are very flexible. You can spread them out over the course of two weeks (or more) if you want. Or, if you're lucky enough to have ample science or STEM time, you can use it for one week. Here is a sample schedule … Continue reading What is a Scientist? STEM and Literacy 1st Grade Science

Meet the Teacher Night Scavenger Hunt

Meet the Teacher Night Made Easy!! Are you ready to make a great first impression and get all your parent forms filled out without having to stand awkwardly in front of all your new families telling them what to do? This EDITABLE Meet the Teacher Kit has everything you need for a smooth night. Meet … Continue reading Meet the Teacher Night Scavenger Hunt

Planning Your Whole Month of Science in 5 Minutes!

I am always looking for a better way to streamline planning and prep so I can leave work on time and enjoy my family time. This Summer, I created a monthly planning page that has allowed me to plan an entire month in 5 minutes!! Talk about a time and sanity saver! I love tools … Continue reading Planning Your Whole Month of Science in 5 Minutes!

10 Effective Differentiation Strategies for a Variety of Learners

1. Varied challenge levels This is a super simple, but effective differentiation strategy for any teacher. Think about the level of learning you want each student to achieve and start there. You may be asking one student to identify elements of a story, looking for main idea and details. But, another student may need deeper … Continue reading 10 Effective Differentiation Strategies for a Variety of Learners