First days of school can be stressful.  There's an insane amount of pressure to make a great first impression.  The administration wants...
Tis the season... for all things back to school. I love back to school time.  I love the fresh pencils, erasers, cute containers, an...
To introduce line plots, I start with what my 5th graders should already know---line plots with whole numbers should have been covered in 4t...
Pencils DO NOT have to be the bane of your existence!  I love my pencil system and it works great for my fifth graders. 1.  I use a ma...
Math Winner Games is just what your math class needs in the cold,dreary winter! Students in groups will name a country, design a flag, an...
Are your students EXCITED for Christmas?! So very excited that they just can't do regular math right now?! Let Tacky Christmas Swe...
I am so honored to be a guest blogger on Rachel Lynette's awesome education blog, Minds in Bloom!  Check out my post about investing ...