Earth Day is coming up this week on April 22nd. 🌍 Awesome & diverse read alouds! One thing I made sure of when I was teaching in the classroom when Earth Day rolled around was to get outside. (If Mother Earth 🌍 would allow it!) Being outside allowed to truly honor and celebrate the Earth … Continue reading Let’s Celebrate Mother Earth!
Happy Numbers is a mathematical is a supplemental curriculum that helps to build and teach mathematical skills to students in kindergarten through fifth grade. You can use it in small groups, during math lessons, at home learning or also in a virtual setting. Due to the fact that I am an Instructional Coach and not … Continue reading Happy Numbers makes me Happy!
Yes, we can teach standards with mentor texts. Of course, please, align them and use them purposefully and intentionally in your planning. You know, I’m an instructional coach so, I’m like, yes, do that. [continue reading] However, use of mentor texts like picture books (at any level), poetry, essays, excerpts of essays, multimedia sources, speeches, … Continue reading What are you truly using mentor texts for?