organizing · planning · plans · prep · schedule

How to Use Weekly Lesson Plans to Stay on Track

Welcome, teachers!  If you’re not already back in your classroom, you’re probably heading back soon. Back to school time can be hectic, and stressful, and while there’s never a bad time to start getting organized, the beginning of the school is arguably the best time to get systems in place that will help you stay… Continue reading How to Use Weekly Lesson Plans to Stay on Track

back to school · first 6 weeks · organizing · planning · schedule

How to Be On Time to All the Meetings

Greetings, friends!  I hope you’re enjoying the last few days of summer–sun, unlimited coffee, pool trips.  *le sigh* Our summer has been so much cooler; we’ve only been to the pool a handful of times.  Last week, I shared one of the ways I manage the paper trail of teaching.  Today, I’m sharing another organizing… Continue reading How to Be On Time to All the Meetings

back to school · conferences · organizing · planning · schedule

How to Start the Year Organized and Calm

Hi, friends! To start, I just want you to know that I wanted to title this post “How to Start the Year Organized and Whelmed”, but I didn’t really think that everyone would appreciate my joke. As we start organized and setting up classrooms, attending back to school PD, and labeling everything under the sun,… Continue reading How to Start the Year Organized and Calm

goal setting · goals · organizing · planning · plans · schedule

Setting (and Crushing) Summer Goals

Greetings, teacher friends! If you’re already on summer break, cheers!  I raise my wine schorle (white wine + sparkling water) to you.  If you’re still sweating (hopefully metaphorically) it out with your littles I raise my wine schorle to you!  (See what I did there?) I’m popping in today to talk about setting summer goals.… Continue reading Setting (and Crushing) Summer Goals

classroom management · first 6 weeks · first week · K-2 · kindergarten · organizing · student numbers

The Coveted Classlist

Hi, teachers! I hope everyone is enjoying their summer break!  Back to school sales are in full swing, and it’s so humid that you could cut the air here.  Anyone else have crazy humidity?!  It’s not even really worth it to do my hair in the summer time.  But I digress. Today, I wanted to… Continue reading The Coveted Classlist

addition · assessment · math · mathematician · organizing · planning · plans · prep · RTI · schedule · subtraction · work stations

Planning for SGI (Math)

Hi, friends! I got that naptime hustle going again today, but this is the morning naptime hustle.  Slightly more predictable than the afternoon naptime hustle.  (I’m sure now they’ll wake up in 5 minutes for saying that.)  I’m going to wrap up my SGI series today with a post about planning for math small groups.… Continue reading Planning for SGI (Math)