Have you ever had a student who has trouble controlling him/herself? I have one or two students every year in my class that really struggle with controlling their impulses and behaviors. This year we started using the Just-Right-O-Meter as a visual guide for students and it has been SOO helpful. ... Read More about Looking for a system to help students regulate their own behavior?
Let's talk about community helpers. It is a great unit to integrate math, ELA and writing and such an important life skill for our kiddos. Here are some ideas for boosting language skills and life skills while learning about community helpers. We kicked off the theme by playing games with vocab ... Read More about Community helpers
Do you have kiddos that need to move? My room is full of kiddos that crave movement. Research is very clear... movement is good for our brains, so I mixed math and movement and came up with Motor Math! Affiliate links included To cut down on wait time and increase the amount of time students ... Read More about Combine Math and Movement For Better Learning
Today is all about movement. The week after Christmas break I have plan more fun and hands on activities to help kiddos with the transition back to school. Here is one of the activities we did during math centers.... To prep for the activity I copied and laminated white snowflakes in ... Read More about Hands On Winter Math Lesson
My kiddos are loving little booklets that let them practice their skills and allow them to take something home to show off what they learned. For each letter I have been making booklets that highlight a specific letter. We practice one to one correspondence and pointing to ... Read More about Alphabet readers