How to Cure the Classroom Library Blues

…their book up and I snap their picture with my phone… they bring it back, I delete the photo…I can easily check daily/weekly/monthly to see who never returned their book…

Walls for Language Learners

…start off the school year, your walls should be relatively bare. Yes, you should have a plan and quite possibly some titles on them sharing what will be going there,…

School Sticks for Summer Fun!

…the Common Core Standards. For this first set of School Sticks, I geared them towards grades 3-6. There is a bit of assembly involved. You’ll need jumbo craft sticks, Mod…

Bucket Seats… Made Easy!

…the smaller circle. NOTE: I purposely screwed in from the top towards the bottom because, if my screws were a bit too long, I didn’t want them to go through…

Five Ways to Fit Science In

…know the kiddos will love it. However, when we are limited on time, we really need to ask ourselves if the students are really going to get any educational value…

Bio Poems for President’s Day

…the boxes on the graphic organizer using information they learn through research. This task involves quite a bit of higher level thinking, because students not only have to gather information,…

Valentine Candy Hearts Math Investigation

…the same number of candies? Inquiring minds want to know! Questions like these provide a perfect opportunity for a bit of data analysis fun! When I posed these questions to…