The Mega List of Must-Do Start of Year Activities for a Captivated Class classroom management classroom routines elementary classroom elementary teacher end of the year first grade teacher kindergarten teacher second grade teacher teacher tips

At the beginning of the new year after winter break, we often get caught up in the whirlwind of familiarity, chaos of getting grounded after break, and getting on track for standardized test season. However, it is important to keep in mind the beginning of the new year is also a time students can...

Continue Reading...
How Problem Solving Skills Empower Elementary Students classroom community classroom management elementary classroom elementary teacher first grade second grade teacher tips

There are many social problems elementary students can experience during a school day. As a teacher, I am sure you observe many of them on a daily basis - I know I do. 

Your students can get stuck thinking that they need their teacher, they can’t do this alone, or they get frustrated...

Continue Reading...
4 Limiting Beliefs Holding You Back From Loving Your Class elementary classroom elementary teacher first grade first grade teacher kindergarten teacher second grade teacher teacher tips

A constant thing I see in fellow teachers and something I had to overcome is a lack of confidence when it comes to having authority in the classroom. 

We get stuck thinking things like, “Am I cut out for this?”, “Will they ever listen to me?”or just negative thoughts...

Continue Reading...
Ultimate Guide to the End of the Calendar Year for Elementary Teachers classroom management elementary teacher end of the year first grade teacher kindergarten teacher second grade teacher teacher tips

So the end of the calendar is here, it was a little chaotic, and you are ready for a BREAK… How do you end strong before checking out? 

We get stuck wondering things like, “What should I prepare for the new year?” or “How long should I work until I check out?”...

Continue Reading...

© The Active Educator
Site by Stacy Aguilar Design
All rights reserved

Navigate

About
Programs
Contact

Legal

Privacy
Disclaimer
Terms

Social

Instagram
Facebook
Pinterest