Watch me plan 3 months of Science in less than 20 minutes!
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
My favorite place to look for new classroom goodies is the Target Dollar Spot. The prices are usually so much lower than education stores and Amazon. Here is a quick little video of what I’ve found so far this summer. I’m sure my ideas will change as I get settled into the classroom this Fall, … Continue reading June Summer Dollar Spot Finds
Last week I shared one of the biggest ways I maintain my sanity and avoid teacher burnout - minimizing my grading routine. Today, I am going to share another one of my biggest ways to save your time and sanity: Simplify your planning and prepping routine. My way of simplifying and becoming a minimalist planner/prepper … Continue reading Minimalist Planning – #TEACHERLIFE 101
One of the biggest ways I maintain my sanity and avoid teacher burnout is minimizing my grading routine. My way of simplifying and becoming a minimalist grader not only adds hours of me-time to my weeks, but adds valuable learning opportunities you may be missing out on! I learned this method early on, and cannot … Continue reading Minimalist Grading – #teacherlife 101
Planning for back to school is actually one of my favorite times of the year. It can feel overwhelming at first, but can be a breeze with a good plan. A scope and sequence is the first place I start when planning for the upcoming year. I want to lay out what I am teaching … Continue reading Science Scope and Sequence – Planning for Back to School
This Summer, we are planning ahead for unknown and uncharted territory. Some of our schools may open like normal. Some of us may open with an A/B or spit day schedule. I am working really hard this Summer to make sure we have what we need to teach Science no matter what next year looks … Continue reading Digital Science Lessons – Making Planning, Prepping, and Teaching EASY PEASY
Hey Teacher Friends! Like the rest of you across the world, I have been thrown into learning how to teach digitally. Recently, I did learn something that has changed how you can teach digitally as well as use it teaching in your classroom. I learned how to save just a selection of pages from a … Continue reading How to EASILY Use Parts of a PDF in Distance Learning (and in the classroom)