Parent Involvement Matters | Comprehension Connection
High parent engagement can be nothing but positive, and Henderson and Berla (1994) reviewed and analyzed eighty-five studies that documented the comprehensive benefits of parent involvement in children’s education. Here is a summary the benefits they noted for the children, parents, teachers, and the school. How Parental Involvement Helps Our Kids There are many benefits to ... Read More about Parent Involvement Matters
10 Wordless Videos that Teach Problem Solving - Speech is Beautiful
I work in teletherapy, which means that I use a computer to display my materials and activities for my students. I have a couple extremely quiet older elementary students and I decided that video was a way to engage and encourage them to answer questions and retell events. In particular I wanted them to think ... Read More about 10 Wordless Videos that Teach Problem Solving
100+ Bloom's Taxonomy Verbs For Critical Thinking
Evaluate: Criticize, Reframe, Judge, Defend, Appraise, Value, Prioritize Plan, Grade, Reframe, Revise, Refine, Grade, Argue, Support, Decide, Re-design
Building A Positive Classroom Community
A great blog of secondary English teachers helping you find great ideas to enhance your classroom!
Classroom Rewards that Won't Cost You a Penny!
Are you searching for a classroom management system that motivates your students without breaking the bank? Academic optimism is the secret ingredient in classrooms that are able to keep students motivated and engaged. These reward coupons are just one way I keep positivity thriving in my classroom!
Parent Notes | Parent Communication
Communication with parents is very important to promote student progress and success. This FREE packet contains quick notes that will help you keep parents informed and keep the lines of communication open.Notes print in black and white, 3 to a page. There are lines for you to write in important in...
Progress Monitoring Made Quick and Easy - Mrs. D's Corner
IEPs and RTI. Progress monitoring and data collection. This simple system has worked for me for years. Sharing a FREE, simple, easy, and effective way to save you time... and your sanity. Learn more now!
My Favorite Desk Arrangement and other Back to School Wisdom - The Classroom Key
Back to School Tips including seating arrangements, teacher must haves, and what I wish I knew from the begining of my teaching career.
File Folder Fun -
Hundreds of Free File Folder Games at FileFolderFun.com Games organized by theme or grade level (preschool through third grade)
FREE File Folder Games - Amy's Wandering
This post contains affiliate links. My kiddos loved file folder games when they were little. They were a fun way to learn, and and easy activity for them to do on their own while I was working with another child. File folder games are simple to make: cut out the printables, glue them to a [...]
Do It Yourself Privacy Folders - Undercover Classroom
Save money by making your own privacy folders for students, using dollar store display boards. Here's a DIY tutorial.