Teaching Tips & Tricks

Tips and tricks for teaching. Especially elementary school math.

Advice on Teaching: Things I Wish I Knew Before Becoming A Teacher

You really can’t understand the ins and outs of teaching until you experience it.  Today I’m wanting to share some of my advice on teaching with this post of the top ten things I wish I knew before becoming a teacher! 1. Teachers earn their summer vacation There is nothing easy about being a teacher. …

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Teaching Tuesday: How To Your Students You Believe In Them Before A State Assessment

I’m not a huge fan of state testing. Then again, I don’t really know many teachers that are. I understand the purpose of these assessments, but I can’t believe that one test can affect so many different things. Since I teach fifth grade, if the students don’t pass, the state says they shouldn’t move forward …

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Motivation for Students: Proactive Language In Classroom Anchor Chart

Today I’m wanting to share with you how to use proactive language as motivation for students and the anchor chart I made. Motivating Students Is a Challenge If you are an avid follower of my crazy teaching life, I’m sure you are aware of my recent move this year to a new school. For the …

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