Over the past few weeks, I have received so many messages from teachers asking for help with online learning and parents asking for help homeschooling their kids. I’ve started a series all about online learning to help BOTH teachers and parents who are feeling overwhelmed. In this post, we’re going to explore fun and engaging language arts activities for at-home learning. Whether you are taking on ... Read More about Language Arts Activities for At-Home Learning
This is an unprecedented time. Never before have schools unexpectedly closed for weeks or months, forcing classroom teachers to become virtual teachers and parents to become homeschool teachers. Lately, I have received so many messages from teachers and parents asking for at home learning activities. So, I am starting a series where I will share LOTS of educational games and activities that kids ... Read More about At Home Math Activities
In March, the federal government announced that it would waive all standardized testing for public schools. A few days later, on March 23, Governor Ralph Northam announced that all K-12 Virginia schools would be closed for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year. So, what do all of these announcements mean for Virginia teachers? I’m going to help answer some of the top questions teachers are ... Read More about What Do 2020 School Closings Mean for Virginia Teachers?
As the end of the year approaches, I am digging through my teacher files, trying to find the best review tools and resources. Of all the ways to review, task cards are one of my absolute favorites. I love task cards for several reasons: They get students up and moving.Students love completing the activities.They take very little time to set up, unlike most other review games and ... Read More about 7 Ways to Use Task Cards
These days, we’re all spending a lot of time indoors. It’s easy to get a little stir crazy. Seriously, I can only watch so many episodes of the Real Housewives and Property Brothers before I need to do something that makes me feel productive. If you’re wondering how to make the most of your time while social distancing, here are my top social distancing ideas for teachers! By checking each of ... Read More about Social Distancing Ideas for Teachers