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On Twitter, I recently shared an excellent article by Justin Tarte called 5 Questions Every Teacher Should Ask Him/Herself. The first reflection question Justin recommends is: Who is doing a majority of the talking in your classroom? It’s the person who is doing the majority of the talking that tends to do the most learning, so what …

8 ways teachers can talk less and get kids talking more

4 Engineering Challenges for Kids - with Cups, Craft Sticks, and Cubes

4 Engineering Challenges for Kids (Cups, Craft Sticks, and Cubes!)

STEM ACTIVITY - Remove the first cup & they start falling in a domino effect: 4 Engineering Challenges for Kids - with Cups, Craft Sticks, and Cubes. Fun for rainy days!

Creating a Teaching Portfolio that Gets You the Job! Just in case I ever look for a new job

I need to start this now! Before student teaching! Creating a Teaching Portfolio And other job search tips. Search On The Hunt for a Teaching Job,

Growth Mindset Read Alouds

Teach Your Child to Read - Growth Mindset Read Alouds - Give Your Child a Head Start, and.Pave the Way for a Bright, Successful Future.

15 Ways to Teach Mindfulness to Kids [Infographic]

15 Fantastic Ways To Teach Mindfulness To Kids

How to teach your kids to be mindful, including the benefits to them, mindfulness games to play, and more. ( "some" things in here sound quite good)

Assessment Ideas

Assessment Ideas

Assessing student learning is essential for future instructional planning. This post gives a variety of formative and summative assessment options for all stages of instruction.

Love how simple and easy this is to make with your kids --->Easy {and Fun} Catapult for Kids to Make

Easy (and Fun) Catapult for Kids to Make

This catapult for kids to make is a fun building activity. What kid doesn't want to launch something across the room with their very own homemade catapult?

Pictures Books That Will Have Kids Laughing Out Loud

Ten Funny Picture Books That Will Have Kids Laughing Out Loud

It is our duty to make kids' life happiest experience and finding great tools to bring joy to their life even with education. the Pictures Books That Will Have Kids Laughing Out Loud

Beautiful Reggio Emilia environment at Boulder Journey School.

The sand table boxes are fantastic, especially with the lids to double as tables. I also love the group table setting as it seems very inviting and family-like. - LW --------------------- Beautiful Reggio Emilia environment at Boulder Journey School.

This round of up 30 educational LEGO learning activities shows that there are LOTS of different ways to use Legos for math, reading, language arts, history, science and more!

30 LEGO Learning Activities

Because we have no shortage of legos/megablocks. This round of up 30 educational LEGO learning activities shows that there are LOTS of different ways to use Legos for math, reading, language arts, history, science and more!

50+ Lego Building Ideas for Kids - A huge collection of Lego building instructions, Lego games, Lego machines to make, and more!

50+ Lego Building Projects for Kids

Lego Building Ideas for Kids - A huge collection of Lego building instructions, Lego games, Lego machines.

Fidget Spinner Challenge: GOOD Things for Kids to Do with a Fidget Spinner!

Fidget Spinner Challenge: GOOD Things for Kids to Do with a Fidget Spinner!

Who knew a piece of plastic and metal could create such strong opinions? Well, kids everywhere seem to adore them, and while I don’t think they should be a classroom distraction, I do agree that they are fun little contraptions.

"My Emotional Thermometer" was created to help teachers teach younger children to learn to recognize their own escalation cycle, an important step in developing emotional regulation skills. $

My Emotional Thermometer: Visual Support Charts to Assist Emotional Regulation

"My Emotional Thermometer" was created to help teachers teach younger children to learn to recognise their own escalation cycle, an important step in developing emotional regulation skills

Two FREE growth mindset posters to get your students thinking - Emoji Style! From Light Bulbs and Laughter.

Two FREE growth mindset posters to get your students thinking - Emoji Style! From Light Bulbs and Laughter. light living world

Simple Machines for Kids: LEGO Pulleys STEM Building Challenge. Learn about simple machines and mechanical advantage with this fun engineering lesson!

Simple Machines for Kids: LEGO Pulleys STEM Building Challenge

Simple Machines for Kids: LEGO Pulleys STEM Building Challenge - Frugal Fun For Boys Simple Machines for Kids: LEGO Pulleys STEM Building Challenge. Learn about simple machines and mechanical advantage with this fun engineering lesson!

The 7 Bad Habits of Ineffective Teachers - Teach 4 the Heart

The 7 Bad Habits of Ineffective Teachers

We all have done these at least once in our lives- ahhem. Thinking about them can help us not let them become habits. The 7 Bad Habits of Ineffective Teachers - Teach 4 the Heart Great advice for teachers in Teach 4 the Heart.