I have a love/hate relationship with spinners. They are fun for kids to use and it’s an easy way to change a game up, but I hate the arguing that can go along with them. I always hear, “That wasn’t a fair spin.” or “Can I do that over?” Do you ever hear that? Well, this summer, I discovered a… Read More
We spend time as a class setting up our writing folders. I like to involve my students, so they know what is included and how to use them. We use them so much and first graders feel so important have a writing folder.
I am beginning my 20th year of teaching this year and I am no expert. I am constantly learning and changing things up in my classroom to meet the needs of my students, and I like to mix things up. But there are a few things or “aha’s” I would like to share with new teachers.