from: Mercedes Corretge @mcorretge
Correct pencil grip idea! It can be tricky to have children hold a pencil correctly, and this is a super cute idea! I’ve always used “pinch it and give it a hug” but this seems like an easier way to explain it. And there’s a link to a little video to help!
Advice for new teachers! So, I’m not totally new to teaching, but I will be in a new school building with new students and teachers, and I’m going to have a lot of learning to do. I thought this blog post had a ton of great advice!
What not to do on the first day of school! This is a great little article! And I agree with it 100%. Preschoolers especially are often coming to their first day of school ever in their little lives, and we as the teacher need to help guide them to be successful. It can be scary […]
Formative Assessment Strategy Cards! A great resource for ways to assess students in the classroom! I thought it was a nice, organized way to check for understanding, instead of just the usual. We can all use new ideas!
Preschool math activities! I admit, I struggle with math because it was hard for me. But math is more than addition or division! This link has a lot of great ideas for measurement, sorting and classifying, identifying shapes as well as songs and books that focus on math skills. They are focused for preschool, but […]
Ideas for Morning Meetings I love Morning Meetings. It’s a great way to start the day, and they can be tweaked to fit any classroom. I have always done a circle time with my preschoolers where we talk about what we will be doing during the day, go over concepts we might have learned the […]
This is my favorite classroom clock. Cute little owl peeking out of a tree makes me excited for the first day of school! The stores have class supply lists out, blogs are full of ‘First Day of School’ ideas, and Teachers Pay Teachers is chock full of awesome things! If you don’t follow them on […]
Stop shushing! Great little article on ideas to replace a “shushhh!!”. We all know that’s not effective!
Quiet Critters! What a super cute idea! I love the little poem as well!