Using Weebly Education: Lit Circle Websites


Do you use literature circles in your classroom? If you don't you should seriously consider it. I've seen such growth from my students during literature circles. I love, love, love them. What I don't love? Loads of paper that can sometimes come with literature circles.

Why Decorating a Classroom is like Buying a Car...

The first half of this post has been edited from it's original content. Let me share a little about why. When I originally posted this, it was with only my personal knowledge and opinion about the topic. I sometimes felt shamed (yes, I'm choosing this word again because I'm pointing out how I feel, not necessarily a truth) into feeling bad about my classroom decor.

DIY Personalized Notepads: Monday Made It


I recently have acquired notepad frenzy. In the past, I have bought those cute notepads from the Dollar Tree, Dollar Spot, and anywhere else I can find them. Here's the problem with that: I never use them. They're never exactly what I need, so I end up with a pile of unused notepads. Now that I've figured out how to make my own notepads, I can customize them to be exactly what I need. Cue the music...