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
A flipped classroom provides teachers with more time, deeper conversations with students, and increased passion for teachers. This blog shows you how! This week I am sharing with you Mandy Rice from Teach on a Mission and host of The Sustainable Teacher Podcast. I was lucky enough to be … [Read more...] about Flipped Classroom: The Biggest Secret to Sustainability in the Classroom
Moving abroad teaches you a lot. This post shares things I've learned during my time in Germany as an American expat. Why We Moved to Germany A month after Cody and I started dating, I picked him up from the Austin airport after his delayed flight from Germany finally made it back to … [Read more...] about Things I Learned After Two Years of Living in Germany as an American
Classroom Management is more than rewarding students for good behavior and assigning consequences for negative behavior. This post shares how you can create a well-rounded classroom management plan. When I started teaching, my mom gave me a valuable piece of advice that I took with me into … [Read more...] about How to Create an Effective Classroom Management Plan for Elementary
Struggling to keep your students engaged and focused? This post shares some classroom management strategies that will help you boost engagement, build community, and handle consequences fairly. When I started out as a teacher, I thought I was in control of my classroom. I thought that because … [Read more...] about Classroom Management Strategies to Boost Student Engagement in Elementary
In this post, we answer a common question; "How do I actually organize my classroom?" Although it seems overwhelming, it doesn't need to be. Now that our two and a half years in Germany are quickly wrapping up, the daunting task of packing up to move back across the ocean has begun. When … [Read more...] about Help! How do I actually organize my classroom?