Starting my career out working for Los Angeles Unified School District, I was placed in a school that had predominantly English Language Learners. My particular third-grade class was almost entirely made up of ELLs, so in my first few years of teaching, I learned many different teaching strategies that helped
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Are you ready for another exciting new school year? Are you looking for new ways to improve your classroom setup, organization, or planning for the year? The Back-to-School Bootcamp is exactly what you need to get you off to a great start for a new school year! This virtual 3-day
Are you ready for a new school year? As the end of summer is approaching, you may be thinking about how to get yourself more organized and prepared for the new school year ahead. Many ideas of how to make the new school year the best one yet might be
We have reached the final home stretch of the school year! For many, these last few weeks can be a bit of a whirlwind from end-of-the-year celebrations, awards, field trips, parties, graduations, packing up your classroom, and just wrapping up all of those loose ends of the school year. You
It’s time to take back the classroom. Too often we hear of teachers that teach 90% of their day with their students staying in one spot. And we get it, the chaos that ensues from moving around can be overwhelming, to say the least. But we also know there is
Teach students to use their own data. This is one of the best ways to teach your students how to take ownership of their learning goals.
I don’t know about you, but my computer’s desktop can quickly become a big, cluttered mess. Random screenshots, files I haven’t put anywhere yet, stuff I’ve been meaning to get to but forget about…My solution? I designed a custom desktop template!
Do you use digital resources in your classroom? Have you fully embraced it, or do you still cling to paper and pencil? Technology is becoming more and more accessible every year, but there are pros and cons to integrating tech into the classroom. I think it’s important to find a
It’s finally August, and that means teachers all across the country are preparing to meet a brand new set of students. If you’re like me, this back-to-school season is exciting but also a little scary. What does the school year hold for you? And more importantly, how will you make