Goodies to Fill Your Teacher Easter Basket!

Goodies to Fill Your Teacher Easter Basket!

Every year, the Easter bunny dyes and paints eggs, wraps chocolates, and makes all that other Easter candy (I’m lookin’ at you, Peeps and jelly beans!) just for primary students to get excited about. Well, now you don’t have to get left out of the...
Routine Their Way to Mastery

Routine Their Way to Mastery

Well, hello there sunshine! It’s your teacher bestie friend here, Toni. Today, I am going to share some real teacher struggle that I’ve had in my new position in first grade and how I have managed to overcome this struggle with something that I already...
Student Loved Sight-Word Strategies

Student Loved Sight-Word Strategies

Oh, those long notorious sight word lists. Do they make you nervous? Me too sometimes, but we teachers know that teaching the sight words is absolutely necessary. Our students need these to become fluent readers. But how can we take this massive undertaking and make...
Do Your Students CHEER for Sentence Writing?

Do Your Students CHEER for Sentence Writing?

Well, hi there, sweet teacher! I’m excited to be a part of your thinking space. Thank you for inviting me in. I really have something crazy to tell you. As teachers, you and I both know we have these areas of our teaching that we know are necessary but not...