Classroom games aren’t just for killing time or distracting bored kids. When used strategically, games give students the motivation, understanding, and knowledge they need to
Patricia here! Before we start discussing a great pre-reading tool that you can use to engage and prepare your young readers, I’d like to make
“What type of writing should I begin my year with?” “In what order should I teach the types of writing?” “How do I spiral in
When I first began teaching, I addressed vocabulary the way most of my own teachers had. I handed out lists of words, usually words students
Then, pick the date you’re going to teach it in your classroom, and sit back while you watch as your students show up to your classroom pumped about what the day holds…and gush about your class to their parents on the car ride home!