The Low-Down on Daily 5 – Video Series!

  Hi Friends.. Thanks so much for stopping by today!  I am so excited that you have stopped in to catch my Low-Down on Daily 5 Video Series.  I am super excited to show you what my kiddos do…

FREE LIVE Guided Math Workshop 3/17

Hi Friends…  I hope this post finds you all well!  WOW! I had such an overwhelming response to my first Guided Math Workshop! Thank you SO MUCH for all of your sweet e-mails and Facebook messages! I received many…

Guided Reading – My Weekly Plans – Video Style!

  Hi Friends… I hope this post finds you all well!  It has been a few very busy weeks for me!  I have been on my Guided Math bandwagon hosting LIVE Webinars and LIVE Q & A’s and it…

The BEST Problem Solving Strategy EVER!

  Let’s solve a problem today boys and girls! “Do we add?”…. “Um…yes?”  Do we subtract? …”I think so.” Do we multiply? …”I am not sure.” What are the key words? … “How many?”   UGH times 1,000! Does…

It’s my BIRTHDAY!!!!

Hi Friends….  YAY!!!!  It’s my BIRTHDAY!  So LET’S CELEBRATE!  I decided to have a 20% OFF Sale in my TPT Shop in honor of my Birthday TONIGHT and TOMORROW!   I WON’T even tell you how old I am..…

Keep. Them. ENGAGED! Yes YOU Can…with a FREEBIE!

Real Talk… Are you ready? I cannot imagine doing anything else with my life other than teaching.. but… I AM T.I.R.E.D….with a CAPITAL “T”! I have the cutest and sweetest group of littles this year…but they are A.C.T.I.V.E. with…

Mastering Nonfiction Text Features in 5 Easy Steps

I love teaching Nonfiction Text Features… actually… I love using nonfiction texts in my classroom.  I love learning facts that I actually didn’t know about and I love when my kiddos learn something new and I can actually see…

Reading Comprehension FUN

Hi Friends… I just wanted to show you some of my newest resources 🙂  I hope you can find them useful in your classroom! Here are some of my newest resources. Click the images to check them out in…

Bats and Spiders… and MORE… OH MY!

Hi Friends.. I hope this post finds you well.  With October approaching quite quickly, I wanted to let you know what I have my students do during our Daily 5 rotations in my Work on Writing station. Introducing….. BATS!!!!…

Apples, Apples, Apple Day!

APPLE DAY is coming!!!! YAY!!! Apple Day is one of my FAVORITE days of the school year!  I have been doing Apple Day for the past 19 years in my classroom and I still love it every year.  Even…