Custom Get Caught Reading Post...

Jun 27, 2015 by

I had created this Get Caught Reading Poster template years ago and totally forgot about it until I started to work on the Detective...

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Calling All Upper Elementary T...

Jun 27, 2015 by

Are you an upper elementary teacher? Do you have a blog, TpT store or social media presence? Are you looking to collaborate with...

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New Glasses!

Jun 27, 2015 by

Without my glasses, I’m almost blind. This is usually not a problem, as I am blessed to have both contacts and glasses at my...

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Closet Make-Over: Boy Style!

Jun 27, 2015 by

In his short 3 years of life, Henry has managed to go through a LOT of clothes. Luckily they’ve all fit in this old dresser I...

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Vintage Classroom Decor {Givea...

Jun 24, 2015 by

Each summer, I like to pick up a couple of new classroom decorations-nothing crazy, but just enough to add some new fun to the room....

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2015-16 Math Pacing Guide

Jun 23, 2015 by

With the SBAC test being given the first two weeks in May, it’s a race against time to get all the CCSS standards taught during...

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Volunteer Thank-You Gifts

Jun 23, 2015 by

Last year, I had about 75% of my parents volunteer at one point or another in the classroom. Copying papers, working with small...

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2015-16 Pacing Guide Is Done!

Jun 21, 2015 by

As a graduate of the University of Michigan’s education program, it was grounded into me that I.MUST.USE.A.PACING.GUIDE. This...

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Updated Spelling Contracts!

Jun 17, 2015 by

One of the first products I ever uploaded to Teachers Pay Teachers were some spelling contracts I had created for my kiddos. Each...

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How do I Recharge Spiritually ...

Jun 17, 2015 by

Are we there yet? That may be your children pleading from the back seat of the car, or maybe it’s you asking yourself if you’ve...

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Interactive US History Timelin...

Jun 15, 2015 by

I started teaching fifth grade at my current school two years ago. The summer I was hired, I had to set up the room from scratch....

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Back to School Welcome Banner

Jun 14, 2015 by

A few days ago, @TeachLoveGrow posted an Instagram picture showing a super cute banner she was creating. She was using a notebook...

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Outfit of the Day: Outfit #16

Jun 11, 2015 by

In an effort to kick my jeans/plain colored shirt/flip flop addiction, I tackled my closet in a month-long venture. First I scoured...

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Outfit of the Day: Outfit #15

Jun 10, 2015 by

In an effort to kick my jeans/plain colored shirt/flip flop addiction, I tackled my closet in a month-long venture. First I scoured...

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Summer Classroom Deals at the ...

Jun 7, 2015 by

A quick stop at the Dollar Tree today proved to be extremely fruitful! As part of my get-things-done-summer, I’m working on...

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Outfit of the Day: Outfit #14

Jun 7, 2015 by

In an effort to kick my jeans/plain colored shirt/flip flop addiction, I tackled my closet in a month-long venture. First I scoured...

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End of the Year Tradition: Sig...

Jun 6, 2015 by

The other day I was strolling through Micheals when I saw a large display of ‘Class of 2015′ signature frames. It got my...

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Classroom DIY: Standing Desk

Jun 6, 2015 by

One of my favorite aspects of teaching is trying to figure out how to help my students become meta-cognitive about their learning and...

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85 Reading Response Labels for...

Jun 5, 2015 by

Anything that I can prep ahead of time-especially for a full year at a time-is like GOLD to me. Enter: reading response labels....

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8 Art Ideas for Studying Ancie...

Jun 5, 2015 by

Twice a year, I teach a 8-week GATE class. Students qualify through a district test and I pick the topic. We’ve studied Greek...

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