Get Your Teach On!

Need a teacher pick-me-up? Looking for some of the most current research based strategies that will light your classroom on fire? Join us in 2016 for Get Your Teach On – a one-of-a-kind experience for K-3 teachers. You will spend a day with Deanna Jump, Hope King and their special guests (feeling privileged to be […]


Good morning! I think I am still trying to recover from Vegas this morning. Last week, I had a great session on BUILD math and a lot of questions that came with this. It is definitely a system that has worked in my classroom and I am going to continue this year. I made a […]

Vegas Sessions

Well hey again! If you are reading this post, then there is a good chance that you were in one or more of my sessions today and I am so glad that I got to spend time with you! I am going to run through some of the highlights from the sessions, include a freebie […]

Currently July 2015

It’s JULY! Holy yuck…because that means it’s hot and almost time to start back to school. However, we do have to get Vegas done before we have to worry about that mess. I am sitting here doing everything other than what I should be doing…which is practicing my presentations for next Wednesday. Which is a […]

Criss Cross Poster Freebie

Good Morning! Hope everyone had a wonderful weekend. I went to register for all sorts of baby goodies with my Mom and we had a cook-out with friends last night. I was the perfect weekend but now I’m back to working on my presentations and teaching swim lessons for the week. You know those ideas […]

Book Study: Worksheets Don’t Grow Dendrites: Chapter 5

I am feeling pretty good about this chapter because I feel like I do about 100 of them a day with the kids! I am exaggerating…of course…but sometimes I feel like we use them too much. I start doubting myself and thinking that we should be doing something else. Then, I read this chapter and […]

Book Study: Worksheets Don’t Grow Dendrites: Chapters 1 & 2

Welcome to the first linky of our book study! What do you think so far? I am only on chapter 5 but I already feel like I’m getting new ideas and just feeling refreshed. Something that has been assuring to me is that I (and most of us) are putting these strategies to use in […]

Book Study: Work-sheets Don’t Grow Dendrites, Starting February 28th!

Get Ready to do some on-line professional learning with some of your favorite bloggers! After visiting the Ron Clark Academy, so many of us are so inspired to find ways to reach our learners in fun and exciting ways! Starting February 28th, we are going to be hosting a linky party each Tuesday and Saturday […]