I’ve said in previous blogs that my literacy stations were always a mess. I never knew how to organize myself or my supplies. And don’t get me started on trying to teach my students to use my literacy centers! I just don’t think my style of classroom management was up to par when I first
Hey, there teacher friend! Let’s talk puzzles. Spelling puzzle games in the classroom. It’s not as chaotic as it seems. Promise! They can be so much fun for students when you learn how to incorporate them into your spelling centers. So where to begin?! I think that jigsaw puzzles are great for students, not only
As a teacher, you’re always collecting the most random things. If you were to take a look into my classroom, you’d see a collection of fly swatters. I have every color you can imagine. I even have them in animal shapes. No, I don’t have a fly infestation… (ew!) I just really love a good
Are your students getting tired of the spelling word games you assign? I know that my spelling station is the one that I need to update the most. The spelling activities and games that held their attention in October don’t have the same effect in February! So why not add some NEW spelling word games?
Do you remember the Emoji movie? I never saw it, but I remember how popular emojis were. Around this time, I was making my first spelling activities as digital resources for my students. I started doing this pre-Covid when it was important to limit the amount of paper we used in our classroom. This was
Can we just take a moment to thank my red and blue ABC magnets for their many years of use at my spelling centers? I’m going to talk about really using letter magnets for word work activities in another blog post. Today, I want to talk about all the fun your students can have with