Hidden Treasures: Introducing Writer’s Notebooks

After much contemplation, I finally decided how to introduce my writer's notebooks last Friday. After reading about a cool way a teacher in Texas introduced writer's notebooks, I felt inspired to do something creative as well! I decided to plan a scavenger hunt around our school with clues. These clues would lead them to these … Continue reading Hidden Treasures: Introducing Writer’s Notebooks

TGIF!

Week 1 is done! I'll leave you with some PS 22. They are awesome. If I were a better musician, I would make my kids sing cool versions of pop songs too. I think we'll just stick to our chapel songs for now. ūüôā

First Week of School: Building Community in the Classroom

I just got back from our yearly staff retreat. This year we went to the East Sea area in Korea for 3 days and 2 nights. I was very excited to be at the beach, but once we got there it was raining non-stop and we were expecting a possible typhoon. Well luckily I don't … Continue reading First Week of School: Building Community in the Classroom

First Week of School: Preparing Our Classroom Library

I've decided to publish a few entries called "First Week of School". These will be a series of entries about things I do to prepare for that exciting first week of school! One of my big projects to get done before school starts is organizing my classroom library. These past 2 years, I've been able … Continue reading First Week of School: Preparing Our Classroom Library