Save Yourself Some Merry Little Minutes

It’s that time of year again, folks! Have you noticed how everything really seems to pile up right around the holidays?! I’m linking up with some of my blogging buddies to bring you some time-saving tips for the holiday season! Time-Saving Tip:   My time-saving tip is a super simple one, but something that has […]

CCSS Lesson Planning for 2nd & 3rd Grade

Let’s talk Common Core! Read on for a few specific lesson planning tools to use with the CCSS. I get a lot of questions about pacing guides and scope and sequence documents from teachers who purchase my interactive notebook bundles. With so many fledgling ideas fighting for space in my little brain, I just haven’t […]

Centers: Grouping Strategies

I love centers! I think they are such a great way to accomplish a ton of different things in the classroom, including working in teacher-led small groups, giving students independent and partner work opportunities, introducing new concepts, reviewing and practicing previously taught skills, and differentiating instruction to meet the needs of all learners in the […]