I cannot say it enough, I LOVE GOOGLE! Their suite of productivity tools for education is amazing. Every day I discover something new I can do to simplify routines and make my classroom run efficiently. One of the coolest things I have done this school year is, create a digital hall pass using a combination of a QR code and a Google form. Posted by the door in my classroom is the code that is linked to a Google form. Students use either the classroom iPad or their own device to scan the … [Read more...] about Create a Digital Hall Pass
I love antique lights! There were many in our house from the 70's that I tried to keep, the key word here is Tried. As usual, the boyfriend puts a kibosh on anything that I need to spend my time to redo, especially electrical … probably because it would require his assistance. And that my friends, is how you can get your husband to disappear to the shop (and not to fix my funky light I found at the junk store either!). When we remodeled our current house, I really wanted a big chandelier over … [Read more...] about Stop Lighting Aisle Confusion
I love being a teacher. With that, I spend 7 hours a day standing at my teacher station in my classroom. I don't have to explain to fellow teachers how busy the day gets. Being intentional with my computer use is key to accomplishing the extra tasks I need to get done behind the scenes each day. These extensions can help make you a Super Teacher I LOVE CHROME! If you are not using Google Chrome, you need to start TODAY. Their suite of tools for teachers is amazing. I am going to share my 5 … [Read more...] about TOP 5 CHROME EXTENSIONS FOR TEACHERS
If you know me, I am sure you are aware of my junk obsession. #ibrakeforjunk This is probably one of the things that most drives my husband (whom you will hear me widely refer to as my boyfriend, and yes, who cares what stuff that stirs up in a small town) absolutely crazy! He. Hates. Junk. Well, unless it’s HIS junk of course (but we can delve into boyfriend issues in another post!). When we bought our current property, we learned that it used to be a Girl Scout Camp in the … [Read more...] about $20 DIY – SINK MAKEOVER!