Ever been new to a grade level? Or changed schools? Or have you just been starting out? Yeah, me too. There’s nothing quite like the words “guided reading” to get everyone into a panic about how to do it. So, over the past six years I’ve attended hundreds of hours of PD on guided reading, […]Read more "How I Do It: Keeping Track of & Leveling Classroom Library Books"
At the end of every year, our school does an amazing Parent Volunteer Luncheon in which they invite all of the parents in for a special treat. The lunches are potluck prepared by the teachers at our school (my usual contribution is a tasty salad). The children come down by grade level to perform for […]Read more "Freebie! Thanking Parent Volunteers"
Hi, friends! Today I’m going to start a new series I’m calling “How I Do It”. The first post in the series is Leveling Your Classroom Library. Way back when I was first starting out in Pre-K I printed tons of tiny pictures and taped them to the front of all of the books. Then, […]Read more "How I Do It: Leveling Your Classroom Library"
Welcome, welcome, sweet teacher friends!Read more "Welcome to The Firstie Life!"