How to Build an Amazing Science Program at your School- Part 3 #lessongoals

The last post in this series covered¬†#planninggoals. I talked about how to plan a scope and sequence for your school year. A mandatory prerequisite to lesson planning ūüôā What makes an outstanding Science program that supports the teachers in your school? Calling all teachers, specialists, and principals! Its not a daunting task. I am here … Continue reading How to Build an Amazing Science Program at your School- Part 3 #lessongoals

How to Build an Amazing Science Program at your School- Part 2 #planninggoals

Last week we started off this series with #learninggoals. I listed some must have's for learning goals. What makes an outstanding Science program that supports the teachers in your school? Calling all teachers, specialists, and principals! Its not a daunting task. I am here to help! Do you wish your current science program included engaging … Continue reading How to Build an Amazing Science Program at your School- Part 2 #planninggoals

How to Build an Amazing Science Program at your School – Part 1 #learninggoals

What makes an outstanding Science program that supports the teachers in your school? Calling all teachers, specialists, and principals! Its not a daunting task. I am here to help! Do you wish your current science program included engaging hands-on activities that helped your students experience each standard in a meaningful way? Do¬†you wish your current … Continue reading How to Build an Amazing Science Program at your School – Part 1 #learninggoals

How to Create Lapbooks for the Interactive Science Notebook

Lapbooks had been showing up in my Pinterest feed more and more, and I wanted¬†to find the best way to use¬†them in a science classroom. All the lapbooks I come across look fun and interactive, and I know students would enjoy creating and using them. Thinking over the many uses of a lapbook in a … Continue reading How to Create Lapbooks for the Interactive Science Notebook

How to get your work done during the school day (and leave on time)

Hi teacher friends! Since school is starting back up, I want to share my secret to keeping my sanity while teaching. I am a planner, and I figured out¬†very quickly that teaching was a job that needed serious time management. At first, I spent nights and weekends grading papers. It took me four hours on … Continue reading How to get your work done during the school day (and leave on time)

Back to School: 3 Steps to Streamlining Your Lesson Planning

July is almost over already?!?! Summer goes by faster and faster each year I think. July is the month I always scheduled my CPE and professional development workshops to prepare for the upcoming school year. I also get organized and set up for my school year in July. I am a bit of a planning … Continue reading Back to School: 3 Steps to Streamlining Your Lesson Planning

Creating a Science Lab for your Classroom

How to create a science lab in your classroom Lab Basics Need help creating a lab in your elementary classroom? ¬†Some schools provide all the supplies you need, some reimburse you for your purchases, and some leave it up to you to fund your classroom supplies. Which ever is your situation, let‚Äôs look at a … Continue reading Creating a Science Lab for your Classroom

The Twelve Days of Christmas Tips and Gifts: Ninth Day – Classroom Labels

Follow with me each day as I post my 12 gifts of Christmas for teachers. Each day will have a tip to encourage engaged learning in your classroom and a free gift to accompany that tip. Here goes the ninth day! On the ninth¬†day of Christmas, Elementary Ali gave to me‚Ķ Nine¬†Classroom Label Pages! An … Continue reading The Twelve Days of Christmas Tips and Gifts: Ninth Day – Classroom Labels