Here are some of the websites, apps, and activities I have come to love, as well as how I use technology in the classroom to enhance lessons.

7 Ways to Use Technology in the Classroom

Incorporating technology into the classroom has been an initiative since I entered the world of education. Of course, when the pandemic began, we were forced to adapt and change at …

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Many gifted students experience some level of perfectionism. Here are ways you can provide support & combat perfectionism in gifted students.

How to Combat Perfectionism in Gifted Students

One of my passions is gifted education, and one thing I often find in my position is that there are A LOT of misconceptions about gifted students. One of those …

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Here are my best tips to prevent teacher burnout, from a seasoned teacher who has really been (and is still!) there in the trenches with you!

How to Prevent Teacher Burnout

It may be a buzzword, but teacher burnout isn’t a new concept. In fact, I’d say within the past few years, it’s become a hot button topic in the teacher …

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I have the perfect after break January activity ideas that are both content and classroom management related for upper elementary students.

January Activity Ideas for After Winter Break

If you're coming back from winter break and feel like you have forgotten how to lesson plan, you aren’t alone! Every winter, it seems like my brain dumps everything important, …

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This FREE context clues guide includes a ton of ideas, context clues lessons, essential skills, book list, free activities, and more!

The Complete Guide to Context Clues Lessons

Context clues are so important. Acquiring strong vocabulary skills and utilizing those skills in a way that supports reading is critical for students’ reading success. I compiled a ton of …

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Here are my favorite upper elementary winter read alouds and related seasonal activities for the days before and after winter break.

 15 Winter Read Alouds

As winter rolls in and the snow piles up (well, depending on where you live!), it's the perfect time for cozy winter read alouds and related activities in your upper …

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Free Morphology Activities

Are you ready to get started teaching prefixes and suffixes? This FREE word study bundle can help!

free upper elementary notebook ideas for teaching prefixes and suffixes along with Greek or Latin roots

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