Free 5th Grade Math Activities

Imagine this – free curriculum that’s not boring. These are my top free 5th grade math activities. If you are looking for math for 5th grade, on a budget, you’re at the right spot! But this isn’t your average worksheets, because that’s not my teaching style. First time to my blog? Welcome! I create unique […]

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5th Grade Graduation Ideas

5th grade graduation is a huge milestone for families and your students. As a 5th grade teacher, our students transition to middle school is a fun (and sometimes emotional) event! It’s so important to make this elementary school graduation special, so how will you plan it? Work with the other 5th grade teachers to develop […]

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Climate change for kids

Global warming – it’s a tricky subject to tackle, but it such an important matter to discuss with your students. When do we start introducing environmental resources for school? How do we teach climate change for kids? What if the parents disagree with global warming lessons? These are all very real questions we need to […]

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Plan A Vacation Math Project

If you have not used project based learning yet, start now with this easy to use plan a vacation project. You can find the entire end of the year PBL at my TPT store. It’s especially great for end of the year math projects when you are busy with other tasks, such as planning a […]

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What To Do If You Have A Bad Principal

If you feel like you have a terrible principal, I’ve been there. When doing their job properly, principals can change the dynamic of a school. A good leader encourages their employees to be their best, pushing everyone to their highest levels of success. He or she creates a negative school environment, and often times the […]

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The Ultimate Guide To Teacher Self Care

Is your teacher to do list overwhelming? Do you want to find work life balance? Do you have a bad principal who stresses you out? This guide to teacher self care will help you achieve everything scheduled in your teacher planner AND focus on the things that make you happy! Why Teacher Self Care is […]

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Teacher Self Care Ideas for Summer

Teacher burnout is a huge problem, and keeping a regular practice of self care can help prevent it. I wanted to share a fun summer teacher bingo game with you to help!! During the summer, you should NOT be thinking about school or teaching, but using this time to unwind and beat teacher fatigue. Use […]

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Free Thoughtful Gifts For Teacher Appreciation

Looking for a free way to thank a teacher? Here is a free teacher appreciation gift that are thoughtful and teachers LOVE. This present is great for end of the year, teacher appreciation week, or anytime staff might need a morale boost! Teacher Self Care Bingo Host a fun summer self care challenge with this […]

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Teaching Genre Writing To Elementary Students

Get your students’ creative juices flowing with these fun genre writing activities. Use my step by step guide to inmplement these creative narrative prompt activities into your upper elementary classroom. Introducing genre writing to your class is easy, and your students will be inspired to keep creating new masterpieces after you’ve finished. 1. Introduce Genres First, […]

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The Worst Teaching Interviews I’ve Ever Had

File under: teacher humor. Have you ever had a terrible interview with a bad principal? I want to share with you a few of the cringe-worthiest worst teaching interviews. New districts bring new challenges, including some terrible interview questions and answers! Hopefully you can laugh at my experiences. If you are looking for some more […]

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