Hey there, I'm heading out with the Mr. to visit family in California on Friday for a long weekend through Monday. Now, I don't know about you, but as a teacher writing sub plans is like, &%$#@! and then some. Honestly, I really don't like to leave during the school year but sometimes, you gotta do what you gotta do. A Friday (the end of a unit) and Monday (the beginning of all things new) ... Read More about The City of Angels Awaits…
Each school year, I invite my students from the previous year for a lunch date with me in our classroom. It was a bit late this year and I kept getting asked on the playground when they were going to come up to have lunch with me. We finally set a date for this past Tuesday. It was so wonderful to see them all together again and hard to believe that yet another year is almost past and they will ... Read More about Lunch Date!
Hot Off The Press! The OSMO resource in my TpT store is now fully editable! I have also added a Weekly Schedule form that is also editable. With this form, I am able to group my students flexibly for math and reading centers and use the clear acrylic frames from Dollar Tree to display the forms in our classroom center areas. If you already own this product you can download the update for ... Read More about OSMO Resource is now editable!
Do you use Seesaw in your classroom or district? I attended a literacy conference workshop this past summer and went to one of the break out sessions on using the program with elementary students. I loved it and decided to pilot it in my classroom this school year. It is easy to use, creates a digital portfolio that can follow students through school from year to year, messages parents when new ... Read More about Seesaw – Student Driven Digital Portfolios
Every other year my husband and I go on a summer holiday, to eat amazing food, see friends, explore new places and swim in the sea, oh and get married ;-) This trip was to Italy, first to Liguria where we visited friends in Levanto, then we traveled to the south to explore Puglia for the first time. We stayed in Pogliano al Mare and wow, it was like going back in time, the food was incredible, ... Read More about Italy – Levanto, Cinque Terre and Puglia