Hi everyone! Today, I want to talk tech. Specifically, I want to talk about assessing students' technology work. I know many years ago when the technology was not as advanced as it was today, I
Hi everyone! I wanted to share some organizing inspiration and teacher hacks! Teacher Hack and Idea #1: Contrary to what the clear tape people told you, student name plates do not need to be a permanent
Hi everyone! Today, I wanted to discuss good old Bossy R and how to build up from phonemic awareness to higher order thinking. Of course, it will incorporate some activities and include a freebie. I
Hi everyone! Today, I wanted to discuss those diphthongs and how to build up from phonemic awareness to higher order thinking. Of course, it will incorporate some inspiring ideas. 😉 If you have read the
Hi everyone! I wanted to share with you several ideas for teaching adjectives, so you never have a boring adjective lesson again! (And sorry about the stinky skunk pic. Made me laugh, so I
Hi everyone! I had an idea several months ago. What if students read through some or all of their memory books on video, and the video was shared with parents as a keepsake gift?
Hi everyone! I have set-up this blogpost to be a source for those who want to use Google™apps within their walls, but don't know where to look to get started. Now I really recommend you
Hi everyone! I want to share some inspiration for those who are still able to incorporate holiday activities in the classroom. First, I have to say, I LOVE LOVE the story of St. Patrick. When
Hi everyone! I want to share some tips about learning place value. Having a deep root in understanding place value plays such an important role in grasping math. This post is geared for teaching place
Hi everyone! I wanted to share some ideas for teaching blends in the classroom and a freebie to be able to do just that! Idea #1: Incorporate phonemic awareness in the morning through fun chants.
****Update: The winner has been selected! Congrats to Lisa K! Thank you everyone for some treasure hunting fun! I hope you enjoyed the freebies!****Hi everyone! I've teamed up with some other awesome teacher-authors to share
Hi everyone! Today, I am going to share some tips on how to increase vocabulary during reading. Vocabulary is so important for deepening reading comprehension and critical thinking skills. It is an essential ingredient
Hi everyone! Tis' the season to be thankful. One thing I am incredibly grateful for is the ability to share my talents with so many educators from all over. I am sharing this Thanksgiving Turkey
Hi everyone! Today, I am sharing the template types and some inspiring ideas. The first template type is the accordion. The accordion is a template that folds up like an accordion. It's unique shape can
I'm always looking for ways to make things hands-on and fun. For this Learning with Your Craft Stash post, I was challenged with an anything goes for this blogpost. I actually found this challenge the
Hi everyone! I am linking up with Life Over C's Learning with Your Craft Stash. Today, the craft item is scrapbook paper. Now, I don't know about you, but I have a big crate full
Hi everyone! I am linking up with other bloggers to share learning ideas that can be done with your craft stash. Now, this will be a 21-day event covering many different craft materials you might
Hi everyone! Hope you all have a fantastic Easter! My son and I had some fun today coloring our Easter eggs. I was just about to wake up last week, and literally a picture like
Fluency with math facts is an important skill. No doubt. Yes, students should have lots of opportunity to gain firm understanding of the thinking behind these simple math equations. Don't stash those counters just yet!
Don't you just love the fun of the 100th day of school? Counting the days of school is such a great, fun way to incorporate number recognition, counting skills, place value, and more! My favorite
Today, I am "interviewing" the accordion template. 1. What is an accordion template? An accordion template is a unique type of interactive notebook template. It consists of a paper that is folded just
Hi everyone! Tomorrow there is another site wide sale going on! Yay! I love stocking up at site wide sales! My store will be 20% off tomorrow! (Spoiler Alert: I am about to release some
Hi everyone! Today, I wanted to share some engaging alphabet activities and ideas to help students learn those letters and beginning sounds. Ideally, all first graders should come to class knowing these. Even in kindergarten,
Click on the image to link to Blog Hoppin' to find out about more stores throwing sales! Don't you just love site wide sales at TPT? I sure do. I can't decide if I like
I am linking up with blog hoppin' for Day 2. When I am not making graphic art or making teaching products, I like to make my own bath and beauty products. My favorite things
I want to say thank you for all the attention my little store has been receiving since late October. It truly has been an answered prayer for me because it seemed the doors were shut
This is from a fall festival for little bear and his friends. I love candy corn, candy apples, pumpkins, and everything orange this time of year...so I did not have to dig deep for inspiration.
I love, love, love God's word. It is what keeps me ticking. It is my source of hope, direction, and guidance. My family and I have been working on memorizing scriptures. To help, I decided
For learning sight words this year, I have flowed with my son's interests with space. I did not actually make this adorable space word wall set myself, but I did find it as a freebie
You heard that right! An interactive notebook freebie! They are so useful for so many reasons. First, they are interactive. That means children can interact with the notebook like an interactive
Hi! Welcome to the official blog for The Candy Class. I had some spare time, so I thought I get this blog started. It will be a work in progress for now while I continue