Starting anything at the beginning is HARD. Especially in Kindergarten. While each grade has it's struggles, we kinder teachers experience a whole new world. Kinder is so fast paced these days which means we pretty much have to dive in to things right away. For our district, this included learning centers. Over my years I have experienced a bunch of ups and downs which is why I created this list of tips for you! 1. Create behavior expectations first. I am a little crazy passionate about behavior. I take a lot of time going over it at the beginning of the year. I don't just have a list of a few rules and review it each day. Everything … [Read more...] about Back to School Centers
I can't get over the generosity and support from my fellow teachers and tpt authors. Thanks to my friend Melissa, she added me to a great private group on facebook just for TPT authors. Y'all... these women (and men!) are amaaazing. They are so supportive and everyone is there to help each other out. It's my new happy place! With their help I have decided to revamp my blog... again. HAHA! I thought that I would be able to get away with doing it myself but it obviously didn't come out as... glam?... as I had hoped. Some things should just be left to the professionals. I am so scared to take the plunge because it is a big investment. Yikes! Anyhoo... … [Read more...] about Back to School Giveaway!
It is getting *SO-CLOSE* to that time! I am almost scared to say it because I know some of you are trying to hide from it. Back to School time! Didn't you all just get out of school?! I know, I know... summer goes by entirely too fast. To make the transition a bit easier and help you dive in slowly, some of us TPT sellers are throwing a Christmas in July sale and it starts TOMORROW! It's time to fill up those online shopping carts and slowly start getting ready for the inevitable. Lucky for you, my ENTIRE store is 20% off!!! That even includes my brand-spankin'-new August/September Math and Literacy center packet! Make sure you share … [Read more...] about Christmas In July