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?
Looking to clean out your classroom and get it organized for the rest of the year? This post shares how you can declutter a classroom and organize it without spending tons of time or money. Seasons for Decluttering One thing I learned (maybe noticed is a better word) during my time living … [Read more...] about Step by Step Guide to Easily Declutter a Classroom Now
A teacher's to-do list will likely never be completed...There is so much to do and only a finite amount of time. In this post I am sharing teacher productivity tools you can use to manage your time more efficiently and stay productive at school (and home!). When the world shut down in 2020 … [Read more...] about 10 Teacher Productivity Tools to Help you Save Time