Are you feeling stuck? Whether it's something related to teaching or just life in general, let's talk about ways to get UNSTUCK and out of our own heads. In this episode, I’m opening up on ways I feel stuck and tips for how we can get out of those boxes we create for ourselves. Some things we talk about in this episode: it's okay to take a breakgive yourself gracewe are all different...and THAT'S ok..learn to love what makes you you and do things in your own way and in your own timingthe grass is not always greener on the other side of the...hallway, school, … [Read more...] about What’s Keeping You Stuck?
Have you been looking for a way to incorporate morning meetings into your classroom routine? Or maybe you already do, but you’re looking for some ideas to spice it up! In this episode, I’m filling you in on how I like to run morning meetings, exactly how it can look in your classroom, as well as different activities you can start implementing TODAY! The goal for this episode is to help you feel confident to start morning meetings in your classroom if you haven’t already, feel the urge to stay consistent with these times with your students, and excited to try … [Read more...] about Morning Meetings
The countdown is on. If you’re a teacher, you know exactly what countdown I’m talking about. THE END OF THE YEAR. Yes, summer break is on the horizon. We can finally envision our days when we will be able to sleep in, drink our coffee before it gets cold, take as long as we want eating our lunch and go to the bathroom when we need to. Yes, those days are almost here. But first, we have to make it to the last day of school. How are you celebrating in your classroom? Are you celebrating? I know there is some controversy about how and when to celebrate or if we even … [Read more...] about The Countdown is ON: End of the Year Ideas
Amy Groesbeck is a teacher in Texas with experience in 3rd and 2nd grade. She received a degree in Elementary Education from Texas State University, where she also earned a Master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction. Her greatest passion in teaching is instilling a curiosity for learning, while cultivating an environment where creativity and self-discovery takes place every day. Amy shares creative teaching resources and classroom management tips on her educational blog, TheAnimatedTeacher.com. This year, Amy is enjoying being a stay-at-home mom, as she continues to … [Read more...] about Why Anchor Charts are a must in Every Classroom
Today's episode covers five apps that will make your teaching life easier and these are my personal favorite apps that I use and that I love and I think that it’s so good to be constantly finding new things out there that can help us with time, or help us stay organized, or help our teaching life or things in the classroom go smoother and to be easier for us as teachers. Alright, so let’s get started. I have five apps that I absolutely love and use that I want to share with you. You may have heard of one or two of them but I’m hoping that there’s a couple in here that … [Read more...] about 5 Apps to Help Make Your Life Easier: Part 1