Summer is here and I have started my summer marathon of reading. During the school year, I am often too busy to sit and spend a whole day or two reading a book. Summers are great for that! I love to find a shady spot in the backyard, while my son and his friends swim. I let the book take… Read More
Each year I have students who struggle with their fine motor skills. I believe many kids these day are often more into screens than building, crafting and so many other tinkering activities. In the classroom, many teachers are feeling the push for academics that it is not always happening in the classroom either. I decided to put together some fine motor… Read More
Have you heard about genius hour? It was originally a Google thing that the company did to encourage creativity in their employees. Well, I decided to give it a try this year, with first graders. And you know what? It worked, and they loved it!