It’s the most wonderful time of the year…. BACK TO SCHOOL! This was my first week back and I am recovering… so far, so good. I wanted to take a second, during this long weekend, to welcome you all to my classroom! I am linking up with Swimming into Second to Show off my Space. I went out on… Read More
Seasonal and Holiday Homework Passes
I don’t know about your class, but my students always love getting homework passes. I hand them out for every major holiday and use them an incentive. I generally allow them to use homework passes for 1 assignment, to buy them an extra day for when a project or their AR points are due. Last year I would forget to… Read More
Hoot Hoot! My 2012 Classroom Reveal!
Today was my first day back with my new class. It was a great, fast, whirlwind of a day. I am so excited to share my FINISHED classroom! After many days of working on it, organizing all of my belongings and moving furniture in and out, here is the final product. This a reminder of where I started at: This… Read More
Common Core ELA Focus Wall
This week has been FULL of 10 hour work days… and that is not including the laminating, cutting and printing I am doing at home! I have been busy setting up my classroom, organizing all of my belongings, getting acquainted with my new school/staff and of course those lovely beginning of the year meetings where you can’t focus… Read More
Made it Monday: OWLS, OWLS & more OWLS!
I am on vacation right now, trying to enjoy the last bits of summer and trying NOT to freak out that I haven’t even moved into my new school/classroom yet! Tomorrow is the big day that I finally get to move in, meet my new staff and GET-T0-WORK. I am linking up with Tara from Fourth… Read More
Back to School Sale
I am so excited to be participating in the Teachers Pay Teachers Back to School SALE. This sale is from August 12-13th! Everything in my TpT Store will be 20% off….and get this, if you use the promotion code (BTS12) you will get an additional 8% off! Hello Back to School SAVINGS! Here are my top 4 Must Have Back to School… Read More