Summer is almost here, which means you’ll finally have some time to check a few books off your reading list! Summer is a great time to delve into professional books, learn new strategies and pick up new ideas that you can apply to the coming year. Here are 5 tips to help you with your summer book study!
The summer count-down is on, but the school year is not over yet! Here are some great end-of-year activities to get through those last few days of school, while squeezing in a few last moments of learning and practice before sending your students off to summer and the next grade!
Ahhh, yes, the sweet smell of summer! After another year of standards, conferences, and cafeteria food, we have successfully made it through. Now most of us have several glorious weeks all to ourselves! What should we do with our time? Here are five easy tips for making the most of summer vacation.
Research shows that kids who read one million words of print a year will increase their vocabulary by 1000 new words each year. Knowing this, many teachers find it important to have a great classroom library for students to enjoy. Here are a few great tips from one teacher who used the summer to build her classroom library.
The end of the school year is upon us, and with it comes an opportunity for teachers to celebrate the finale for one class and prelude to another. Here are some ideas to help you finish the current year with a bang and embark on the next one feeling prepared!
We’ve all mastered the art of curling up with a good book. But heading out for a book-based adventure? Well, that just opens up worlds of possibility! Here are a few of my favorite book/adventure combos to do with children—whether with my own kids over the summer months or as special class experiences during the school year.