• Addition Strategies

    Is it Sunday evening already? Maybe I am in some sort of denial. But I really feel like this weekend should be at least one more day. Regardless… Lately, my math instruction seems to…

    April 12, 2015
  • One of THOSE Days….In a GOOD Way!

    Whew! Productive days are exhausting….but OH, so satisfying! I love it when you get into a groove and your day seems to click by like clockwork. It doesn’t always go like that for me,…

    February 4, 2015
  • Building Classroom Community: Class Pledge

    Building a strong classroom community is the key to getting your school year off to a good start. Students are more likely to learn and grow in an environment that supports them and values…

    January 10, 2015
  • Sunday Scoop!

    I have seen this adorable linky floating around Instagram thanks to Teaching Trio, and I couldn’t think of a better way to start off Winter Break week than by joining in! Christmas Shopping: I’m…

    December 21, 2014
  • TPT Cyber Monday SALE!

    The Teachers Pay Teachers Cyber Monday sale starts in a few short hours! I am so excited to empty my overflowing cart…not sure my wallet will be, but oh well! In anticipation of the…

    December 1, 2014
  • Five For Friday – Thankful Edition

    Grateful is a word that has been a BIG part of my vocabulary lately. While having lunch with my husband the other day, I struggled to put into words everything that I am so…

    November 28, 2014
  • Becoming a Core Advocate

    Have you ever done something and not realized until after you started that it was going to be amazing? Today I started working towards becoming a Core Advocate. If you’re not entirely sure what…

    November 16, 2014
  • Calling All 5th Grade Teachers!

    Hey fellow 5th grade teachers! I’m jumping in to 5th grade with both feet and I’m so excited to be a contributor to the Fifth Grade Freebies blog! Even if you aren’t a 5th…

    August 14, 2014
  • Monday Made It!! What??

    There are two things that are CRAZY about this post. 1. Two posts in two days!! A miracle. 2. First Monday Made It… of THE. WHOLE. SUMMER. Seriously. But, I’m proud of it, so…

    August 11, 2014
  • Five For Funday(?) with a SLANT!

    I just made up this word – Funday. (Truth: I’m sure I didn’t make this up. Someone did though.) It’s a word for when I’ve been meaning to blog a Five for Friday post…

    August 11, 2014