Category Archives: Tips for Teachers

3 Ways to Save Time In The Classroom with Trello

3 Ways to Save Time In The Classroom with Trello

One of the things I love most about teaching is the variety. Every day at school is different. Especially working with primary kids – you know there is never a dull moment! That said, there are still some things that, as teachers, we have to do over…and over…and over. We make copies, assess kids, grade papers,…Continue Reading

How I Use Pinterest to Improve My Teaching

How I Use Pinterest to Improve My Teaching

All right.  I’m just gonna put it out there.  Pinterest has changed my life!  When my teaching teammate told me about “this site that’s super addicting” 3 or 4 years ago, I had no idea that it would end up impacting me in so many ways.When I first joined Pinterest, you had to request an invite…Continue Reading

Why Journal?

Why Journal?

You’re a teacher.  You’re super busy.  You don’t have the time or energy to write in a journal.  Right??  That is exactly what went through my head when someone recommended journaling to me.   To be honest…I’ve never really been a great journal-er.  This dates back to when I was a kid, way before I ever…Continue Reading

Teacher Reflection Journals

Teacher Reflection Journals

Happy Thursday!  If you read this post, you already know that one of my resolutions for 2015 is to write down more memories from the year.  I just love looking back on old photos and old planners, but I want to remember more of the little things that happen each day – especially what happens at…Continue Reading

My Homemade Planner

My Homemade Planner

Hey there!  I’m on Day 3 of no school due to the cold…meaning that we’ve had school for a grand total of 2 days during the past 3 weeks, thanks to winter break!  Eesh!  Going back for a full week next week is gonna be rough.  Assuming, that is, that the temps actually climb above -300…Continue Reading

Quick December Meals for Teachers

Quick December Meals for Teachers

Happy December!  With Thanksgiving so late this year, I feel like December snuck up on us.  Actually, on second thought…I think it sneaks up on me every year.  I’m not a procrastinator or anything, but I often find myself halfway into December and realizing that I still have SO much to do to get ready for…Continue Reading