Managing Whole Group Instruction

…seats without permission. They need something tangible to remind them to follow the classroom procedures. I have found that using raffle tickets helps tremendously. I give students 2 raffle tickets

5 Math Games Every Classroom Needs to Play

…student crosses off numbers it can’t be and circles numbers it could. The person who guesses the right number, wins and gets to choose the next number. The best part…

Bucket Seats… Made Easy!

…super easy tutorial on how to make bucket seats from those cheap 5-gallon paint buckets that you can get from pretty much any home improvement store. I actually got mine…

Helping Children Cope with Tragedy

…the right. Always remember: you are your child’s coping instructor! I had the great honor of reading the Ant Hill Disaster over the phone to Michelle Gay who lost her…

5 Ways to Engage Parents Using Google Drive

…account and download the Google Drive app to their phone. For parents without e-mail addresses, I also help them sign up for Gmail, and download the app on their phone