Bitmoji Classroom tips for Beginners on MACS. Download a FREE template!

Are you looking for ways to keep students engaged (both at-home and in-school?)  The Bitmoji Classroom is an AMAZING way to do this!  



I'm going to show you the basic steps, to help you get started with your very own Bitmoji Classroom TODAY!

The BEST Amazon Prime Days for TEACHERS 2020!

 Are you looking for different teaching tools for the 2020 school year?  Or, are you thinking about materials to meet the needs of your in-class and distance learning students? If you're like me, you have a tight teacher budget to spend and will be searching for great bargains on Amazon Prime Day!  

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Ecosystem Interdependence through Food Chains and Food Webs: DISTANCE LEARNING Digital & Printable Versions

This is a collection of lessons and activities following inquiry-based science. Students will learn about how organisms are interdependent in an ecosystem.  They will learn about and explore food chains and food webs.  

 


Students explore where food comes from, by thinking about their own experiences and then considering food groups.  Through inquiry, discussions and hands-on sorts, students learn about how energy is transferred from the sun, to producers, and to consumers.  

Students learn about the relationship between and roles of predators and prey.  They practice identifying these species. 

Ecosystem BUNDLE for Distance Learning: Google Classroom and Printable, over 190 pages!

This HUGE Ecosystem bundle is both DIGITAL and PRINTABLE, with over 190 printable pages and over 190 slides.  The digital version is compatible with Google Classroom and perfect for Distance Learning.  

There are three units in this bundle, which include: living vs. nonliving, food chains and food webs, and producers, consumers, and decomposers.  


The Ecosystem Bundle focuses on Next Generation Science Standards NGSS LS2 Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics (System Interactions.)

It includes lessons and inquiry-based science activities, worksheets, vocabulary, assessments, visuals,  various science graphic organizers, and more!

Hopes and Dreams in a Digital Classroom for Distance Learning

Distance teaching this fall? Looking for ways to build your community and set a positive tone for the year?  You can still make HOPES & DREAMS with your students, digitally!


Highlight, Erase, Edit, Color, Have FUN with ERASABLE Highlighters!

Back to School Classroom Writing Tools

These are MUST HAVE School Supplies!

If you haven't see the new Crayola Erasable Highlighters, then you NEED to check them out now!  

Teachers Pay Teachers: What Is It? Why Should I Get Involved?

5 Million teachers used Teachers Pay Teachers last year.  

Why?  Because, according to TPT, it's the "go-to place for educators to find the resources, knowledge, and inspiration they need to teach at their best."

3 Types of Literal & Nonliteral Words and Phrases for Valentine's Day (Idioms, Similes, Metaphors) FREEBIE

Valentine's Day is the PERFECT holiday to have fun learning literal and nonliteral language skills with children!

We are kicking off this holiday by learning about idioms, similes, and metaphors.  Check out our progress!

8 Roaringly Awesome LOW-Prep STEM Activities on DINOSAURS, for Kids (Ages 3-6)!

Dinosaur lesson plans for preschool, pre-k, kindergarten

Incorporate STEM and STEAM education lessons and activities into your Dinosaur learning!

These 8 Thematic STEAM Activities and Challenges are well-suited for ages 3-6, but can be adjusted to meet the learning needs of older children, as well!  

Top 10 Books about Mindfulness for Children ages 4-8

Best books for emotional regulation, managing behaviors, and developing body-awareness skills!

With more and more WONDERFUL books about Mindfulness coming out every day.  It can be hard to find the best ones to suite your classroom needs.

Whether you are looking for books about self-regulation, yoga, meditation, or relaxation techniques, we've got you covered with this list of delightfully engaging Mindfulness Books for kids!

5 Low Prep STEM Dinosaur activities to do with Young Children

Looking for fun ways to stomp and roar like a dinosaur--while also providing a valuable learning experience?

As a teacher-mom, I am having a blast putting my instruction-based skills to the test with my young children! We are having so much fun doing inquiry-based learning while layering in solid skills around science, math, technology, engineering and art!

Teaching the Thirteen Colonies: Colonial America Projects FREE worksheets


My Favorite Classroom Posters on 13 Colonies

Are you looking for fun ideas and projects you can use in your classroom to teach the 13 Colonies for kids?  If you teach this evolving time in history, then you know it's a tricky topic for many students.

It can also be challenging to find grade-appropriate or differentiated materials for third or fourth graders to utilize.  Here are some of the fun projects, ideas, resources and lessons we have used around the Thirteen Colonies!