Improve 3rd and 4th Grade Math Skills One Escape Room at a Time

A few years ago, my third grade team decided that it would be super fun to go to an escape room as a team-building activity. There are lots of them around, and the theme of the one we attended was “The Alchemist.” There were clues for us to use as we tried to find the […]


If you’re like me, ELA is your thing. You love finding new books to read with your students. You become giddy at the idea of planning out the next reading unit. Your favorite time of the week is Writer’s Workshop. You experience joy at reading the final draft of a student’s writing piece that they’ve […]

How Are You and Your Students Going to Celebrate World Kindness Day?

World Kindness Day is on a Saturday this year. I know that because World Kindness Day happens to be the same day as my daughter’s birthday, and she has been counting down the days for a. long. time. But that doesn’t mean you can’t celebrate before or after! While it would be nice if we […]