3 Tips for Transforming a Chatty Class into an Engaged Class

Children are social creatures at any age. That’s why recess, lunch, and group work has always been a favorite for students. Don’t fret over a chatty class. You can use that to your advantage! I have 3 simple hacks for transforming your chatty class into an engaged class! One of my favorite quotes I have … Continue reading 3 Tips for Transforming a Chatty Class into an Engaged Class

What is a Scientist? STEM and Literacy Kindergarten 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 Kindergarten Science

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

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