Hello darlings! I'm getting pumped about Back to School this year! Normally, I'm praying for summer to to never go away, but that TPT Conference in Vegas really got me inspired again! I'm trying to create blog posts and products that will be handy for you for Back to School. Things that will save you time! If you have any ideas, COMMENT below! I read every one! AND Follow my blog with Bloglovin To start this Back to School Series, I created some easy to edit newsletter templates. I tried to think of themes people use or generic school kind of themes. What I am most excited about is the ... Read More about Editable Newsletter Pack and WINNERS!!!
Hello darlings! Have you been using Learning Goals and Scales in your classroom? My school district recently adopted the Marzano Teacher Evaluation Model and Learning Goals and Scales were our top priority last year. I am not an expert by any means, but I wanted to share with you what works for me in my third grade classroom. You may not have time to read all of this right now, so pin it and come back to it! Here is a quick glance at the generic Learning Scale that my school uses. This Student Self-Assessment Learning Scale follows the Marzano Scale of Understanding model. Students need to be ... Read More about Learning Scales Explained and Freebie
Hello darlings! I can't tell you how much fun I had at the TPT Conference in Vegas this past week! A lot of people have asked me how much it cost and if it was worth it. Hmmm.... let me think... YES! I saw pics from last year and I knew I had to save up. So, if you were at home and were so annoyed by all the fun pics of Vegas (like I was last year), save up and go!! I'm linking up at the Elementary Entourage for this Vegas Conference Post. First of all... I went SOLO. Yep. I was scared. I didn't think I would make any friends. I am NOT outgoing and I HATE small talk because ... Read More about TPT Vegas 2015 Amazingness!
Hello darlings! If you've been following me at 3 Teacher Chicks, you know that I am all about providing time saving tips and tricks for teachers, especially third grade teachies! Thank you for following me over here to my NEW SOLO BLOG! SHARE the pic below somewhere on social media and email me the link at firstname.lastname@example.org and I will send you a SPECIAL FREEBIE to show my thanks! 3 Teacher Chicks is my baby, but when my two blog buddies couldn't blog any more, there was only 1 chick. I stayed 3 Teacher Chicks for a whole year by myself, but, I felt I had multiple personality disorder. ... Read More about Blog Launch Giveaway
Hello darlings! This post is an overview of the Word Study Program I use in third grade. Stick with me though, because you could do the same thing in your classroom, you just need some word lists. These pics will take you through the program step by step. It is a mash up of Words Their Way, Fountas and Pinnell, and Beth Newingham. Click the pic to get the entire program from my store! Wow! You stuck with me this far! You deserve a freebie! What program have you been using? Is it differentiated? ... Read More about Differentiating Spelling in the Elementary Classroom