Do you know what augmented reality is? Neither did I until I was introduced to it by JoAn over at Tiny Toes. And let me tell you......it is super cool and your kids are going to LOVE it!!! Google defines augmented reality as: "a technology that superimposes a computer-generated image on a user's view of the real world, thus providing a composite view." JoAn used the ColAR ... Read More about Augmented Reality with the ColAr Mix App!
Plickers will change your classroom! You're probably wondering what in the world a plicker is.....well see that funny Minecraft shaped card up there??? That is a PLICKER! It's basically a paper clicker sort of thing. You ask a question, and students use the plicker to answer it. Really. They use a PLICKER to answer it!!!! And guess what???? It's ... Read More about Plickers!!!! Free student response system!
I am starting to get ready for Valentine's Day! I created a Valentine math and literacy set to keep my kiddos on their feet and learning during the week of Valentien's Day. There are three math and two literacy activities in the pack that you can use as write the room activities, independent practice, or group work. My kids love any "write the room" activity! They really ... Read More about Valentine Literacy/Math & a FREEBIE!
Happy New Year everyone!!! I started the new year off with an awful stomach bug, so here's hoping the rest of the year gets better!! I wanted to let you know about a new adventure that I am going to be a part of this year! I'm super excited to be teaming up with Hilary over at Rockin' Teacher Materials on a brand new collaborative blog! The blog is called "Who's Who and ... Read More about A cute story, a new blog, & a freebie!
I love Christmas break! I mean, who doesn't???? It's so nice not to have to worry about setting my alarm clock....or what to wear....or what to pack for lunch.....or what my hair looks like LOL! I've heard that a lot of teachers actually have to go back to school this Thursday! Luckily we have the rest of this week off. We return to school on Monday, Jan. 6th along ... Read More about Enjoying the break!
Sorry for the bad picture, but this was too precious not to share. One of our 2nd grade teachers had her students write letters to Santa today. I read through several of them (because they are ALWAYS fun to read!!) and seriously got teary eyed reading this one from a very sweet little girl. I adore how she opened her letter with a wish for other kids. Naturally, she ... Read More about A Precious Letter to Santa