Top 5 Myths Every New Teacher Needs to Know classroom community classroom management classroom routines elementary classroom end of the year first grade kindergarten second grade teacher organization teacher tips

Starting a career in teaching can be both exciting and challenging. There are expectations we have as we are starting our teaching careers that may not be true. These mindsets and misconceptions may hold you back from being the leader in the classroom you want to be. 

It is normal to get...

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Achievable Lesson Plan for Last Week of Class with Kindergartners classroom community classroom management classroom routines elementary teacher end of the year kindergarten kindergarten teacher

The last week of class with kindergartners can be chaotic as they can feel the semester coming to an end. With Christmas or summer being around the corner, it can make it difficult to engage them and keep their attention. 

We get stuck wondering things like, “How can I keep their...

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What Your Teacher Actually Wants: Holiday Gift Guide classroom routines end of the year first grade kindergarten kindergarten teacher second grade teacher tips

It can be hard to find the perfect gift for the teacher in your life. To most it may seem like everything’s already been done. A mug with an apple on it is a heartfelt idea, but your child’s teacher likely has a cabinet full of them. 

You may be wondering “What’s a...

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The Secret Formula for Ending the Year Strong as an Elementary Teacher classroom management classroom routines elementary classroom elementary teacher end of the year first grade first grade teacher teacher organization teacher tips

So the end of the year is upon you, which leaves you with one question: How in the world can you end 2023 strong in the classroom?

As teachers, we get stuck wondering things like“How do I keep the kids engaged?” or “How do I fit in all the curriculum I need to teach during the...

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