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.
Guided Reading was absolutely foreign to me when I began teaching. Growing up, Guided Reading simply wasn’t something that was done in my elementary classrooms. So when I started teaching, I couldn’t draw on my own schooling experiences to help me. After countless Professional Developments, Meetings, Readings, and practice (I even recorded myself!), I now feel confident in the way I can differentiate for my students’ needs! Keep reading to see how I maneuver through my lessons.