Hey, all! I hope you're having a great weekend and squeezing the last ounces of fun out of your summer vacation ☀️ I CANNOT believe August is upon us and it's time to start thinking about heading back to school. I always try to start the school year off on the right foot with my students by learning about who they are, their likes, dislikes, and future plans. I DO NOT go over the syllabus on the ... Read More about 5 Activities for the First Day of School – Part 1
Happy Monday, friends! My family and I just returned from our week at the beach and, with the exception of the gross seaweed we swam with (ewwww!) it was a pretty relaxing vacation! We love our time in Destin/Miramar Beach each year and were able to fly instead of drive like we normally do - let me tell you! That hour and twenty-minute flight was MUCH more relaxing than the 13-hour drive! (Fingers ... Read More about Exciting Discounts from Dell!
Happy ... um ... Monday? I think? We've reached that lovely part of summer vacation when each morning starts with this question from my daughters, "Um, Mom? What day is it?" Before I respond, I have to check my watch or my phone because I genuinely don't know, either ... and it's fantastic! Even though we're still many MANY glorious weeks away from starting the 22-23 school year, my teacher-brain ... Read More about 5 FUN Ways to Start Class
Happy Monday! In this third installment of the Reimagining Review series, I'm geeking out about one of my MOST favorite review tools, and one that we use frequently in class - Quizizz! Quizizz has many fantastic features that teachers everywhere greatly appreciate ... the games are easy to join for students, it integrates with Google Classroom, teachers can assign games for in-person learning ... Read More about Reimagining Review-Quizizz
We're almost there! Well, I am, at least. We are soooo close to the end of the school year! While I am definitely ready for a break (more so than any time in my career), I find myself with the same feeling I always have at the end of the school year -- excitement, of course, but a bit of sadness as I watch another class of "my kids" move on in their education. I know it's coming and I know to ... Read More about Reimagining Review: Quizlet