One of my favorite holiday movies ever is, ‘It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown!’ As a dog lover, I have always been a fan of Snoopy but I especially love ‘The Great Pumpkin.’ Being one of my favorites, I always want to show ‘The Great Pumpkin’ to my class in October. But, like many schools,… Continue reading It’s the Great Pumpkin!
October is ‘National Bully Prevention Month’ so I have been trying to think of ways to jazz up my anti-bullying activities throughout the month. My school uses the “bucket filling” program as it’s school wide anti-bullying program. If you are not familiar with it, bucket filling is based on the book ‘Have You Filled a… Continue reading Have You Filled a Bucket Today?
When I was diagnosed with Lyme, I started couponing so I had more money for my medical expenses. I recently realized that couponing can be equally helpful for savings teachers money. This week Target has an amazing sale on something I use all the time to clean my classroom… Swiffer dusters are perfect for cleaning… Continue reading Classroom Moneymaker– Make Money Buying Products For Your Classroom!
I can never decide how I feel about homework. Those in favor of no homework say kids need to be kids and enjoy other things outside of school. They also say it is not fair to our disadvantaged students since they are less likely to receive help or encouragement to get the homework done. Both… Continue reading To Give Homework or Not Give Homework? That is the question!