Ashley Ramirez is the face behind the Teachers Pay Teachers store, Texas Lonestar Teacher. She strives to provide her students with relevant and engaging information that they can constantly have at their fingertips. I wanted to have Ashley share with you how she manages to provide rigorous content daily that her kids look forward to. One of the things Ashley uses that helps her children become lifelong readers is current events. Ashley ROCKS at this and makes her kids feel safe and heard while talking about topics that are happening currently and making those real life … [Read more...] about 004: Using Current Events in the Classroom
If someone were to ask you as a teacher, what is your area of expertise? Where do you feel like you do your best teaching? What do you think you're good at? What do you think you thrive in? Do you think that you're great at teaching math or specifically fractions? Classroom organization? Maybe reading small groups? If someone asked me this question, I would honestly say that my best area of teaching where I am the strongest is classroom management. Now, it kind of feels weird to say that because as teachers or even just human beings it's hard for us to say things we're good … [Read more...] about 003: Classroom Management Tips
It's 2019. Yes, I know by the time you read this it will already probably have been a month of the new year. However, it is never too late to make some changes to help us stay organized in our classrooms, our personal life or even our actual teaching. So, I wanted to talk about five easy to implement ways to organize your teaching life this year. I love when it's a new year because it can truly be a clean, fresh start in so many areas. YES, I also believe you can do this at ANY time in your life and at any time in the year you can choose to start over. You can choose to … [Read more...] about 002: 5 Ways to Get Organized this Year
Hey teachers! It’s here! The Teach Create Motivate podcast and I cannot wait to get started! Oh my goodness, I cannot believe this is really happening.Starting a podcast for teachers like you.. and ME!.. has been a dream of mine for quite a while. I will be honest, letting the fear of “What Ifs” did hold me back for a little bit, but I decided to jump right in because I couldn’t wait to bring you guys all these amazing teaching ideas and tips and tricks. Who is Teach Create Motivate? Before we get started, I wanted to tell you a little bit more about me. My name is … [Read more...] about 001: Welcome to the Show!