Category: Education

Clearing Physical and Emotional Clutter

Why the hype on shows like Tidying Up With Marie Kondo? Is there any solidity behind the idea that of getting rid of excess stuff? If you are feeling overwhelmed, or constantly searching for a way to streamline your classroom so that it feels…

Avoid These One-Pager Mistakes

  The English Language Arts world seems to be afire with talk of one-pagers. This unique assignment allows students to have a creative outlet in an otherwise text-heavy course. Don’t be fooled, however, this assignment is extremely rigorous when it comes to analysis and…

9 Brain Break Activities to Incorporate In Your Classroom Now

I used to secretly blame children’s lack of focus on behavior, motivation, or poor upbringing. Katie can’t read for more than ten minutes without glancing down at her shoe, picking at her eraser, or staring out the window. This was frustrating to me, so…

How I Make Literary Element Review Engaging

Literary element review is crucial for students before state testing. As a new teacher, it is easy to assume that they will remember all of the amazing lessons from September until now. The reality? Kids have a million things they are learning all year,…

Teacher, Stop Apologizing

This post and the photos within it may contain affiliate links. If you purchase something through the link, I may receive a small commission at no extra charge to you. With the new release of Rachel Hollis’ Girl, Stop Apologizing, I was inspired to…

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