Classroom Management

Behavior Management, Classroom Management

3 Simple Ways To Get Your Students Moving

If your classroom is anything like mine, recess is getting shorter and shorter each year and students are getting more and more wiggly. So now, more than ever, teachers need ways to add some much needed movement into their day. Here are 3 simple and effective tips to get your students moving that you can implement tomorrow! Watch my Facebook…

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Classroom Management, Classroom Organization

3 Easy Sub Plan Tips to Make Your Life Easier!

Hi Friends! If you follow me on Facebook, you might have caught me sharing these tips live on Tuesday.¬†Whether you missed it, or not, I wanted to take some time today to share my 3 tips that will hopefully make your sub planning much. much easier so, on those days you or your children are feeling under the weather, you’re…

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Classroom Management, Math, Phonics

Morning Work- A Sanity Saver in the Mornings

Ah, morning work. When I was in school, that wasn’t a thing. At least not in my school. We came in and the teacher collected lunch money while we unpacked, sharpened pencils, talked about the Rugrats episode we watched last night etc, etc and then eventually the Pledge of Allegiance would come over the loud speaker, we’d all stand, and…

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Behavior Management, Classroom Management

DIY Tear Away Reward Coupons Freebie

Hi Friends! I wanted to share a cute idea and a freebie to go along with it today! Using rewards that don’t cost money is definitely ideal, especially when teachers are already spending so much money on their classroom. So, reward coupons have become pretty popular. Well, today I’m going to share how you can make your own coupon book…

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Behavior Management, Classroom Management

Motivating Your Students to Make Good Choices

Hi Folks! Long time, no blog! I’ve been crazy busy with everything else in my life, and then realized this morning “Hey, I haven’t blogged in… weeks and weeks! Oops!” So, today I have a quick little post on this Friday. I’d like to share a way to motivate your students to make good choices. My classroom has been a…

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Behavior Management, Classroom Management

Don’t Talk So Much or Effective Communication in the Classroom

When I was a first year teacher, I had an administrator give me a piece of valuable information. Ironically, I didn’t really appreciate the advice at the time because it came from one of those administrators who never actually tells you anything positive, so I took offense at first. Luckily, I eventually realized that, despite the source, it really was…

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