I'm not typically a very crafty person, but I'm trying to get a little bit more creative and hands-on with decorating my classroom this year. I have been doing a lot of research on Pinterest and talked with a several other teachers about great ideas for sprucing up my room and was extremely interested in making crate seats. I've seen several pictures of different color concepts ... Read More about Crate Seats!!!! My First Pinterest Project for My Classroom!
Well I just got back from 10 glorious days in Italy and I have to say that I think I mastered the jet lag! I had an amazing time with a friend from college as we traveled to Milan, Lake Como, Cinque Terre, Florence, Orvieto, and finally, Rome. I had some incredible food, bought a few souvenirs, and had quite an experience with the locals. This was my 4th trip to Italy, so most of ... Read More about My Trip to Italy and a Foreign Currency Project FREEBIE!
'Twas the Friday before Spring Break and all through the classroom...my students and I needed something super fun and educational to do to make the long day fly by! We are now on Spring Break, but the last day before vacation I wanted to start getting ready for our upcoming state test, the CRCT. One of the Common Core ELA standards that my kids need to know is: 5L4.c. Consult ... Read More about Test Prep Fun: Reference Skills
Never in my wildest dreams did I imagine I would have a blog. I guess this is a year of firsts for me. I am in my third year as a 5th grade teacher in Atlanta, GA and I have gained a new level of motivation and spark in teaching this year. I owe a lot of this new surge of energy to TeachersPayTeachers. This fantastic website gives teachers the opportunity to sell products ... Read More about My very first blog