No matter if it’s your first year teaching or your first time in first grade, the first day of school can be INTIMIDATING. In this series of blog posts, I wanted to share with you some things that have worked for me when preparing for my first days of school. If you missed last week’s post, you can check it out here. Today, let’s focus on what to do before the kids even arrive. Continue reading
Open House night does NOT have to be stressful! Keep reading to find some great ideas to make it a stress free (and maybe even fun!) night for you and your student families.
My teammates and I love to spoil our kids at the beginning of the year with a fun Meet and Greet. Beyond the typical Open House (which I will write about later 😉 ), we do a party in the park! Keep reading to find out more about how we welcome our kiddos to their first grade year!
Are transitions in your classroom the bane of your existence? They don’t have to be! In my classroom, I use three basic transition strategies that help my students get from point A to point B in a BREEZE.