“Classroom management systems are the backbone of daily classroom life. They facilitate teaching and learning…. Routines don’t just make your life easier, they save valuable classroom time. And what’s most important, efficient routines make it easier for students to learn and achieve more.”— Learning to Teach…not just for beginners by Linda Shalaway There are so...read more
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Do you want to know something I am terrible at? Teacher work life balance. I think every teacher can relate to this, especially at the beginning of their career or when they make a...
June 6, 2016
A teacher interview can be intimidating. But as long as you study common interview questions for teachers ahead of time, you’ll be just fine! “Tell me about yourself”. I don’t know about you, but this simple interview question isn’t so simple when asked in an interview. “Describe a time when you had a classroom management...read more
May 20, 2016
Every child is unique, special and gifted. No two students that you teach will ever be exactly the same. Sometimes this is hard to forget–like when 100% of the students master an exit ticket or when they all get excited about some of the same things. Kids can be very similar but never the same....read more
May 13, 2016
If you are reading this and are a teacher, these things probably won’t come as much of a shock to you. However, explaining the world of teaching to non-teachers isn’t always very easy to do. I entered college as pre-med and pre-physical therapy. After working with a non-profit that had a music and arts program...read more
May 6, 2016
Nothing is better, especially in the spring time, than a field trip. Here’s how to plan a field trip for your classroom that your kids are going to love. My class has two trips this week, which brings excitement but also an interesting list of things to do to be ready. I was fortunate enough...read more
April 30, 2016
PickWish started as a basic list management system, and it’s grown into something much bigger. Since we started developing last winter, we’ve learned more...
May 29, 2016