A Look at the First Week {and a half!}

A Look at the First Week {and a half!}

In my area kids normally start school on a Wednesday.  While I like it, and appreciate that the first week isn’t too drawn out and extra exhausting, it does make it a bit difficult.  3 days is not enough time to do all of the getting to know you stuff you want...
Back to School Tips

Back to School Tips

The Back to School season is officially upon us.  I’m joining together with some of my favorite bloggers to give you a bunch of tips to help you sail into the new year smoothly! Maybe it’s because I’ve moved offices or classrooms every single year...
Freebies for the End of the Year

Freebies for the End of the Year

The last few weeks of school have been insanely busy!  On top of the normal end of year stuff, this year my school is closing and so there’s a million packing, moving, starting a new job things that I’m also trying to do.  Then I’ve had a million...
Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day

I wasn’t sure I was going to survive today.  It’s been a crazy busy week and I just didn’t get myself prepared physically or mentally.  As of 5pm last night, when I was finally hitting up Meijer for supplies, I still had no idea how today was going...
African-American Heroes

African-American Heroes

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is obviously recognized with a national holiday.  In my area, some schools observe it with the day off, and some schools are in session to learn more about him and the Civil Rights movement.  With Black History month being just after,...
Spider Math

Spider Math

A while back, I was walking through Wal-Mart and saw 50 packs of those Halloween spider rings for $1!  $1!  And I was struck with an idea, for this price, they’d be a great manipulative when we introduce arrays and multiplication!  Our kiddos were introduced to...