4 Ways To Get Engagement Back After Break

Us teachers know: the weeks before a break are nearly impossible to keep students engaged and learning. We are just trying to keep everyone alive and maybe entertained. Am I right?! The week or two after break can be just as challenging. We have to get our students readjusted to classroom procedures and learning. I … Continue reading 4 Ways To Get Engagement Back After Break

Teacher Tip: How to leave work on time every day

It's time to take back your nights and weekends. You deserve it! How I leave work on time each day! {without compromising student learning or success} Honestly, I rarely leave work late as a teacher. I am not a slacker, and my students have always thrived in learning and scored high enough to keep our … Continue reading Teacher Tip: How to leave work on time every day

Interactions in Ecosystems: This Week in 5th Grade Science

Life Science is something that I love to teach in Spring because animals and plants are becoming active again. We can teach what students are starting to see in their world around them. Plus, we have more opportunity to tie in natural occurrences to our lessons such as baby animals and plant growth. This week … Continue reading Interactions in Ecosystems: This Week in 5th Grade Science