Teaching With Terhune
I love my 10 drawer rolling cart organization bin! I actually have two of them in my classroom. These carts can be used to store so many great things! You can store supplies, colored papers, worksheets, teacher copies, and more! You can purchase these carts in multiple colors or in solid black or white. The drawers also come in two different sizes. This year I made these cute drawer labels. They fit perfectly on the front of both size drawers. Here are some pictures of my carts with the…
Math Daily 3, How We Started
When the second edition of The Daily 5 came out earlier this year I was thrilled to see the authors included a chapter about math. The ideas in the first edition of The Daily 5 really changed my classroom for the better by helping me create independence with my young learners, which allowed me to more easily work with small groups and individuals. A few years ago I tried to implement the Math Daily 5 that was outlined on the authors' website (thedailycafe.com). At that point there were five…
Page not found - Mrs. Wills Kindergarten
Another great week with my kiddos! Our Math and Literacy Stations are zooming along. I started our small groups (reading) on Wednesday and things went really well (I just knocked on wood). As I was blog stalking I found this WON.DER.FUL post from Erin Eberhart. I love her blog because she has a great eye...Read More »
Highlights of our Learning Launch! - Tunstall's Teaching Tidbits
This week has been what I feel is best described as the learning launch! No longer am I just teaching procedures and expectations, but now I am adding that layer of academic challenges to really push my students to launch into a new year of learning. We have unlocked 6 pages of our Rise and […]
How to Set Up an Independent Work Box Station
How to set up a work task station in a special education classroom. Work boxes are great for teaching students with autism and other special needs how to work independently.
To Buy or Not To Buy: Plastic Book Bins (plus DIY labels) • Christi Fultz
Okay y’all, I did it. I took the plunge and ordered a class set of plastic book bins in our colors for reading workshop. I’ve been using cardboard ones for six years now. They’ve lived a good life and have the battle scars of masking tape and staples to prove it. Plus, they’re ugly brown. […]
Someone said it's like herding cats.... But it's a little more complicated than that. I'm not just herding them. I'm teaching them to read, add, and write. Our job in September was getting organized. Here are some of favorite organizing tools in my kindergarten class 1. Color coding kids: Red team, line up! Orange team, line up! Green team, go straighten the chairs at your table :) The table colors are useful for organizing a lot of the work we do during the day. I use have also used the…
How to Manage Math Centers
Math center management tips for Pre-K Looking for math center materials and set-up help? Visit the Math Center page! How to Manage Math Centers Many teachers have “literacy centers”, but not as many seem to have math centers. Young children should have just as much time for exploring math concepts as they do for literacy ...
How to Print On Post-It Notes Tutorial - Babbling Abby
Did you know that it is SUPER easy to print on post-it notes?! This tutorial will teach you how to print on sticky notes, provide you with a template to use, and give you a FREE set of fun and supportive notes to give your fellow teachers or students!