Book Club, Curriculum

KIAT Book Club: The Differentiated Classroom Ch. 4

Hello again, friends! If you've been following along, you know I've been reading The Differentiated Classroom by Carol Ann Tomlinson. I just finished chapter four, titled Learning Environments That Support Differentiated Instruction and found it rather inspiring. The chapter discusses teaching as a learning triangle in which the teacher, students, and content are all represented… Continue reading KIAT Book Club: The Differentiated Classroom Ch. 4

Book Club, Curriculum

KIAT Book Club: The Differentiated Classroom Ch. 3

Chapter three in The Differentiated Classroom is titled Rethinking How We Do School - And For Whom. It was a little too common sense for me and didn't provide me with the type of information I came to this book for: specific differentiation strategies I can use in my own classroom. The chapter discusses the… Continue reading KIAT Book Club: The Differentiated Classroom Ch. 3

Art, Curriculum, Elementary

Make Your Own Dinosaur!

I like to try my hardest to combine Art with what we're learning about in other subjects. It can sometimes be challenging, and other times not so much. Either way, the kids love making art, so integrating it with other subjects can really help them to remember certain important points. This time around was one… Continue reading Make Your Own Dinosaur!

Classroom, Elementary

Mini Office

A few months ago, a co-worker of mine stumbled upon a Mini Office made by Kristen Vibas on Teachers Pay Teachers (my Heaven!). She forwarded it to me because she thought my students could benefit from it, and I am hugely grateful that she did! The office itself was created for English Language Learners, but… Continue reading Mini Office