Bulletin Boards · Reading

Student Ownership; Decoding Strategies

If you’re like me you use those adorable reading decoding strategies in your class.  During our small group guided reading time I would show the students a strategy poster and we would talk about it. I would also point out how a strategy can help us read a word. That all seemed fine enough, but… Continue reading Student Ownership; Decoding Strategies

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DIY Adorable Frames for the Classroom

It’s summertime, which for me means that I can actually accomplish some of those extra little things that I want done for my classroom. My goal this year is to try and make the classroom as light and bright as possible. One of the little projects I worked on was making some motivational posters for… Continue reading DIY Adorable Frames for the Classroom

Classroom Management · Freebies

Sub-Ready for the Year! 

If you’re like me, you hate making sub-plans. You’ve also probably pushed through an illness just to avoid making a substitute lesson plan. Over my years of teaching I have tried many different methods for my sub plans, some have been mediocre and others have failed.  For this upcoming school year, I decided I would… Continue reading Sub-Ready for the Year!