Summer Journal Prompts

Are you trying to keep your students or children writing over the summer, but finding it challenging to come up with topics for them to write about? Encourage them to start a summer journal (seriously, you can grab a composition book from Walmart for less than a buck!) and use the prompts…

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Types of Sentences

Depending upon the purpose of the sentence, there are four types with different names and varied punctuation marks you may use.Declarative"Telling sentences"Make a statement or express an opinion.End in a period (.)Example: The dog is playing outside.Imperative"Commanding sentences"Give a command.End in a period (.)Example: Brush your teeth before you go to bed.Interrogative"Asking…

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Easter Activities

Easter is fast approaching (even though it seems like it's taking forever this year since it's so late!). If you're not one of the schools that is already on spring break, you may be looking for some activities with an Easter theme to do with your students this week. Check out some…

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Digital Lists

So if you know me, you know that I am extremely tech-savvy and quick to use digital resources in and out of the classroom. But I have to admit that I have a dirty little secret... I love neatly-organized, color-coded, three-ring binders... full of ACTUAL PAPER.Oh, the horror!I truly am embarrassed to…

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How to Claim Your Blogger Site on Pinterest

So you have a blog... And you have a Pinterest account... But now you want to claim your website on your Pinterest account to further promote your brand and network. It can seem like a daunting task, especially if you're not used to working with HTML or code. I've compiled a step-by-step…

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Task Card Activities & Ideas

There are many ways to use task cards in your classroom that can fit your students’ needs. My sets always include 32 task cards per pack (eight 4-card pages) to work with many students and easily differentiate your instruction. Some activities use the task cards digitally, but I always suggest printing, laminating,…

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