Student Conferences in a Digital World

Are you a paper & pencil kind of teacher? I am, too! But I’m trying real hard not to be. First of all, I can’t keep up with it all! By the end of the day, my desk looks like a paper twister came by and dropped a load! I know you can relate! Today I am going to share one of the ways I am trying to become 100% digital. You can use this resource with a laptop or…

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2016-2017 Classroom Tour

I can’t believe that this year starts my 10th year teaching. As I’ve been teaching, the style in which I teach has changed as well as my classroom. This year is probably my most favorite. I went simple with…

Reading Workshop in the Upper Grades

Just because I teach 5th grade doesn’t mean my students are too old for reading workshop! Many teachers have the idea that once a student gets past 2nd or 3rd grade, the workshop model is not appropriate. I’ve been…