Substitute Tips

I am THAT teacher that truly & honestly HATES being absent!!! It does not matter what the reason is for.. … More

Testing Celebrations

I truly feel students that work hard deserve rewards! My class had exceptional growth this year on their DIBELS state … More

Glow Day

I have wanted to do this for years and I am so glad I finally did! Besides the black lights … More

Math Egg Hunt

Last year was the first time that I tried a math egg hunt and it was SO great that I … More

Contraction Surgery

This is one of my favorite classroom transformations!! It is a popular one and I love the endless possibilities! We … More


This has got to be the BEST transformation ever! I was inspired by Vanessa on instagram and knew I had … More

Place Value Bootcamp

Place Value Bootcamp has been one of the best transformations EVER! To me the best part of a bootcamp is … More

Sight Words

So… confession time! Last year was my first year teaching first grade and I had NO CLUE what to do … More

Class Book Signing

Writing a class book is exciting, but pairing with another class to have a book signing!? THAT is taking it … More