Are you looking for fresh ways that your students can monitor their progress towards growth mindset goals? This growth mindset activity for kids infuses some technology, a bit of pop culture, and a dash of fun. If you're like many other teachers, you've incorporated growth mindset concepts in ... Read More about Growth Mindset Goals: Keeping My “Selfie” on the Right Path
This post may contain affiliate links. Please see my disclosure. Are you looking for new teacher gift ideas that won't break the bank, but will also wow your child's teacher? Let's face it, coffee mugs and lotions are nice (ahem), but you could probably open one of the teacher's cabinets and ... Read More about The Ultimate Guide to Affordable and Memorable Gifts for Teachers
If you're reading this, you've probably heard that dreaded question... "Is Santa real?" Four years ago today, Santa made an early delivery for my 5 year-old daughter. He left the North Pole on an expedition to deliver a puppy! Santa is incredible, right? I mean, a puppy almost four weeks ... Read More about Is Santa Real?: Reframing the Story for Older Kids
What do you do when your students get stuck on a word? Do you vary the prompt based on the word, the student, the situation, or the text? If you do, great! If not, you may want to consider varying your prompts in order to provide your students with the tools they need to become more fluent ... Read More about Top 4 Ways to Help Students When They Get Stuck on a Word
This post may contain affiliate links. Please see my disclosure. Can you really teach students compassion? Sure, we can teach students about the definition of compassion, explain how compassion relates to other character traits and feelings, and we can show students relevant examples, but can ... Read More about Is Compassion Something That Can Be Taught?