February 21, 2020

A good student teacher quickly becomes a part of your classroom family.  When it is time for a beloved student teacher to leave your classroom, many teachers want to give a gift to say goodbye. Some teachers choose to give a practical gift that the student teacher can...

June 8, 2019

Back to School Night can be the first time you meet many of the parents in your class. It is important that you communicate all of the information the parents will need to help their child have a successful school year. Here are my top tips for planning an informative...

January 3, 2019

Making it to 100th day of school is a big milestone for both students and teachers! If you are not feeling up to making your own shirt this year, check out these fun finds from Etsy and Amazon. Or, use these designs to inspire one of your own. 

1. My Students are 100 Da...

November 2, 2018

1. Yes, yes he does. 

Get it at ForeverStrongApparel's shop: here.

2. A happy smile to greet your class. 

Get it at 229DesignShop's shop: here.

3. The question you will be asking yourself everyday. 

Get it at SweetSouthernCraftCo's shop: here.

4. Teaching...

October 20, 2018

1. I Teach Little Turkeys. 

Get it at PopBrilliant's shop: here.

2. One Thankful Teacher. 

Get it at PopularOutfits's shop: here.

3. Remind your students how much you treasure them. 

Get it at TheTopTees's shop: here.

4. Classic Turkey Hand Drawing. 

Get i...

August 21, 2018

American Symbols is one of my favorite social studies units to teach to first and second graders. I've rounded up my favorite, activities, books, and videos for teaching about American Symbols in this post. 


American Symbols Bingo Game

To play this game, the te...

August 13, 2018

1. Nothing scares you. 

Get it at deemariedesignco's shop: here.

2. A spooky smile for your students. 

Get it at MrNsClassroomDesign's shop: