Category: Seasons & Holidays

Back to school checklist for teachers

A Helpful Back to School Checklist for Teachers

Whether you are headed to the classroom for the first time or you’re headed back in the fall to a new classroom full of students, your head may already be swimming with things to do on your back-to-school checklist. The first day of school may seem tremendously scary and exciting

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10 Phenomenal Winter Books for Upper Elementary

Winter is here and I know most teachers are looking for fun, educational and engaging stories to read in the classroom. If you’re like me, you like to keep things themed throughout most of the year. I’ve created a list of 10 winter books for upper elementary students to get

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6 back to school read alouds perfect for upper elementary

Forming relationships with your students at the beginning of a school year takes time and effort. It’s important that your students learn to trust you before anything else. One way to gain your student’s trust is to form relationships with them through back to school read alouds. Even though reading

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meet the teacher stations for back to school night

Stress-Free Meet the Teacher Night Stations

The first weeks back at school are so busy! Back to School night can be hectic, so try setting up stations for a stress-free meet the teacher night. Although I’m calling them “stations,” they are really just invitations to students and parents to engage in some meaningful activities and conversations

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