When Cody and I moved abroad, the thing I was most excited to get set up was my desk! It started out as an ironing board but eventually I got a real desk. I loved arranging all the items and trying to find the best possible way to organize it. This post shares some of my favorite teacher desk … [Read more...] about 12 Must-Have Teacher Desk Accessories Every Teacher Needs: Classroom Organization Tips
What I am about to say might be a little divisive... I am over the Pinterest Perfect Classrooms. Classroom organization is more than just a pretty classroom! In order to create a clutter free classroom, you don't need Pinterest perfection. You need classroom organization supplies that will actually … [Read more...] about 21 of the Best Classroom Organization Supplies and How to Use Them!
In this post, I share 8 fun fall activities you can do with your elementary-aged students in the classroom and at home! As a type a, perfectionist, neat freak teacher, it took me a while to get comfortable with the idea of doing fun messy things in the classroom. I always made my … [Read more...] about 8 Fall Activities for Elementary Students
Don't become overwhelmed with a cluttered classroom. Believe it or not, all teachers CAN be organized! This post shares three easy steps you can take to tame a cluttered classroom and keep it organized. This week I am excited to introduce you to Tanya Marshall from The Butterfly Teacher. I … [Read more...] about 3 Easy Steps to Tame a Cluttered Classroom
In this post, I am sharing some back-to-school paper organization tips to help you get things organized so you can focus on teaching everything you know! I have this T-shirt I got and it says "teach everything you know." It's my go-to shirt most days when I am working from home. I … [Read more...] about Back to School Paper Organization Ideas for Teachers: Classroom Organization Tips
Luckily, when I started teaching, someone told me to make sure I had sharpened pencils ready for the first day of school. What they didn't tell me was what to do when the air conditioning stops working on your very first day in the classroom. In August (in Texas!). I can't warn you of alllll the … [Read more...] about 6 Things to Remember for the First Week of School