We are wrapping up our weather unit in 6th grade!! They have learned all about meteorology & reading weather maps! We are finishing the unit with weather reports using @doinkapps!! Prior to filming, the students had to read 5 weather maps from @noaa on temperature, precipitation, wind speed, air pressure, & cloud cover to make their forecast. Today was the first day with the green screens & it was a blast!! We are borrowing these fancy ones from the Digital Media team at our school, but the green butcher paper works just as well!!!👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼 Such a fun & engaging way to end the year!
So this happened yesterday😭😍🎉I was nominated for Classroom of the Month hosted by the local radio & won $500 to use on my classroom!! I had no idea & was surprised by the whole crew & my admin team!! When asked what I was going to spend the money on, my kids yelled “JOLLY RANCHERS!”😂😅🙈Their other ideas were a @spotify premium membership (bc even though I make these playlists I don’t have premium account😂🙈), a giant disco ball for the ceiling, speakers for the music, a class pet, & flexible seating! Some solid ideas! When I was interviewed I blacked out & said “SAFETY GOGGLES” so I should probably get some of those😂. Huge thanks to everyone involved!!
HAPPY 26th BIRTHDAY to my bestie, my partner in crime, my dance partner, my private investigator, my “older sister” & much more!!! 👯♀️💕🎉
OMG!! Suriously the best mail day ever! I received this signed copy of @gerrybrooksprin new book, Go See the Principal & this amazing box of goodies!!! The even better news is I have an extra signed copy & box of goodies to give away to celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week🎉🎉🎉 . 1️⃣Like this post! 2️⃣Follow @gerrybrooksprin & @shopparcelly 3️⃣Comment how many days you have left until summer!! . Giveaway will end Sunday at 10pm! . #goseetheprincipalbook
THE DREAM TEAM! Extremely thankful for these empowering women in my life that I get to work with every day!! We all bring so many unique strengths to the table that somehow come together to create MAGIC for our students!!! We are a loud & crazy team that is constantly causing chaos in our pod😂I LOVE MY WORK FAMILY💜💕 (FUN FACT: Jill (next to me) was my cooperating teacher during student teaching & now we get to teach together!!! She’s still mentoring me daily😂😂) #6B #jeanjacketclub
FIELD TRIP EVERYONE!!! Today we rented out the old theater in our town & watched “I Am Eleven” with our kids! The first scene had a picture of the sky & you better believe I yelled out “WHAT TYPE OF CLOUD IS THAT” & the entire theater yelled “CUMULUS!!!” & my teacher heart has never been happier!😍💕 Love my kids. Love my team. BUT there is truly no tired like after field trip tired✌🏼*also can you tell why Melissa & I get called each other’s names 1,000x a DAY😂👯♀️
Markers on tables!! Who knew they could make learning so fun? GENIUS. Today the students made clouds from cotton balls & labeled them on the tables. So little prep & such big results! The kids also don’t realize they are essentially doing a worksheet but just on a table! SHHHHHHHHH DON’T TELL THEM🤫😉
Honestly couldn’t have planned it better if I tried! Thunderstorms on the day I introduce cloud types?! ⛈A science teacher’s DREAM!! I have 5 sections of science, so no I don’t make anchor charts like this with the kids. This is a reference in our classroom as the students put their own anchor chart in their notes today! (& honestly I just want to be like @theamygroesbeck & @the_weird_science_teacher😍)
Today was my intern’s last day with us😭😭😭She has been with us 2 days a week since January! She is a rockstar already & jumped right in with the crazy from day one! She built such strong relationships with the kids. She’s seen the good, the bad, & the ugly. The lessons that flopped & we had to quickly change before the next class. On her last day she even helped me grade 150 tests😍🙌🏼 She was obsessed with my laminator when I asked her to laminate station cards once so I had to get it as her goodbye gift😂 She’s off to student teach next semester so let’s give her some advice!! Mine was that you don’t have to be exactly like your cooperating teacher & to observe as many teachers as you can!! WE WILL MISS YOU!