Who’s excited for Wonder? 🙋🏻♀️ Get your kids excited with these bookmarks! You can grab your free set with my link in profile! Bit.ly/WonderFreebie
We are thankful for so many things! I love how our poems and turkeys turned out. https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Gobblin-Up-Thanksgiving-Fun-8-Literacy-Centers-and-Writing-Craftivity-371505
Super excited to give this shirt to my son’s teacher tomorrow and a class set of bookmarks too. They are all going to see the movie together! You can grab a copy of the FREE bookmarks by clicking my link in profile. Enjoy!Bit.ly/WonderFreebie
We made these beautiful fall forests today! Pinterest for the win! http://juliannakunstler.com/expl_trees.html#.V65fuFA8LCR
BIG NEWS!!!! All my MATH interactive notebooks have been updated to included a CLICKABLE table of contents, new fonts and graphics. If you do own them, be sure to redownload them for your files. Also, all 6 notebooks are 20% through tomorrow night (11/14/17). If you don’t own them, check them out using my link in profile. 📓✏️
These Pilgrim flip books are great to use with any Thanksgiving story and make for an adorable display. 🦃 https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Pilgrim-Tales-Flip-Up-Book-1539637
These classroom number sticks are a life saver for me! They help me to make sure all students get a chance to participate. I also use them on their cubbies and backpack hooks. They are so versatile and help me stay organized. Want to give it a try? ✏️Link in profile http://bit.ly/NumberSticks
We LOVED making “X-rays” of the bones in our hands. Thank you @mysterysci for this awesome lesson.
Thank you @teachinginthetongass for this easy and adorable freebie Halloween idea! My kiddos loved them!
I love this assessment. We finished up our mapping unit by making our own grid maps! Great way to show off their skills. http://bit.ly/MapSkillsActivities
Second grade is all wrapped up in learning!
We are working on decomposing numbers this week! Such a tough concept but my kiddos are getting it!!! You can grab this acorn template for free by using my link in profile. http://bit.ly/MentalMathFreebie
I love this learning goal card idea from @misswestbest. I decided to give it a try with my second graders and my teacher heart has been doing flip flops ever since. Head over to by blog to read how I manage it in my class and grab a freebie to get started too. Link in profile. bit.ly/StudentGoalCards✏️
We reviewed and practice making arrays today! The kids loved making an Array City. Read all about it and how to create your own too: http://bit.ly/ArrayCity
It's just about that time of year! Parent conferences are just around the corner. I love using these editable forms to keep me organized and highlight important information that parents need. http://bit.ly/ParentConferenceForms
We continued our exploration of odd and even concepts today. They loved making their odd and even buddies! http://bit.ly/oddandevenactivities
It's that time of year! Time to introduce Even Steven & Odd Todd to my kiddos. They loved it and can't wait for tomorrow's lesson. http://bit.ly/oddandevenactivities
New reading series = new fluency goals parent information sheet! We send this home after every completed unit so parents can get a visual for their child's progress in this area.
We welcomed fall with one of my favorite projects- torn paper apple art. I'm in love with how they turned out! Each different and unique just like my students! 🍎🍏
Excited about the arrival of this little gem! Can't wait to share it with my class! Amazon affiliate link: http://amzn.to/2xw2iiA
We started learning about grid maps today and hunted for pirate treasures. Arrr! bit.ly/MapSkillsActivities
Milk and cookie fact families? Yes, please! This was an assessment my students loved! You can grab this adorable freebie from @aburstoffirst
I am in LOVE with my new voice level chart and lights. The kids are eating it up too. Thanks for the inspiration @primarilyspeaking Ready to make your own chart? Use my link in profile to get started bit.ly/VoiceLevelChart
This just arrived on my front porch today! Thanks to my blogging bestie @primarilyspeaking for sharing it! We can all make changes to improve ourselves but we will never be perfect and that's OK! Amazon affiliate link: http://amzn.to/2eQ9fEC
My teacher heart is doing flip flops! Look at these 2nd graders using close reading strategies during the first month of school!!! I'm so excited!
Nothing better than pool time with your blogging bestie! I always look forward to our annual girl time together 💕
Back to School Night was a success! Hope everyone has a great year ahead of them!
It's a wrap! Another successful Back to School night is in the books!
This was at my classroom door this morning when I got to work. It's from a student I had 2 years ago. Melt my heart💕 #thisiswhyiteach
Calling all K-5 teachers!!!! Do you hate typing or writing the standards you are teaching each day on the board? Then this resource is a game changer for you!!! All ELA & MATH standards are in kid-friendly language and labeled with standards numbers for easy access. Find more details in my link in profile: https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Store/Bright-Concepts-4-Teachers/Category/Common-Core-Kid-Friendly-Standards-Posters-207196
Looking for an engaging way to teach and review math and language arts concepts? Interactive notebooks are a great tool for doing just that! My INB are all on sale today during the TpT BTSBONUS Sale! http://bit.ly/BrightConceptsTpTStore
Today's the day! Get an entire year of 2nd grade ELA homework for 25% off when you use the code BTSBONUS during the one day TpT sale! This packet is a lifesaver and will make homework planning a snap! http://bit.ly/ELAHmwk2ndGrade
Get your students and school community excited for the new school year with this bulletin board! It's sure to be a hit! #ourfutureissobright http://bit.ly/MyFutureIsBright
Our birthday board is complete! Now we can celebrate! This is one of my favorite and my students favorite boards in our class! 🎂🎁
First week of school gifts are ready to go! 👊🏻You can grab this freebie tag from @primarilyspeaking
So excited to get our class banner completed and hung up in our room! 😍https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Getting-to-Know-You-Icebreakers-758778
One of my favorite social studies units at the beginning of the year is map skills! My students love the hands-on activities, task cards and more in this unit. It also comes in a Canadian version! https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Map-Skills-Unit-1648314
Looking for a fun, easy, and inexpensive way to honor and celebrate birthdays in your classroom? These birthday blooms are a hit with my students ever year! Grab them for FREE with my link in profile🎂https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Birthday-Bloom-Toppers-EDITABLE-1414555
Bucket list item✔️ Nāpali coast helicopter tour! My mind is blown seeing this island from the sky
Never lose track of user names and passwords again! I've had a lot of interest about these student password cards lately. You can grab these over on my blog for FREE.😉http://bit.ly/2fqyywA
Addition and subtraction strategies are one of the first math skills I teach at the beginning of the year. These interactive notebook activities are a fun way for the kids to show their understanding and have a reference tool to look back on when needed. 📚http://bit.ly/MathINBBundle
We rubbed some dirt on it while ATVing through the jungle! #vacay2017 #vacaymode
Want to expose your students to different reading genres? Then, this resource is for you! I love using it in my class. It comes with full size and mini posters, bookmarks, task card set and more. Link in profile for more details. 📚http://bit.ly/ReadingGenrePosters
So this is happening...poolside!
Give a shout out in the comments if you love interactive notebooks or want to give them a try! They are one of my favorite teaching resources to use in my classroom! Use my link in profile to find math, language and reading INB for grades K-5! 📓✏️
Starting a new reading series? Want to breathe life into your old one? Check out this No Prep Spelling Activities pack! Its a lifesaver! A year's worth of printables you can edit for differentiation or use the pre-made lists that are already included. See more details in my link in profile✏️ http://bit.ly/SpellingNoPrep
I'm in love with my new desk jars! 😍Thank you @michaelsstores and my @silhouette.inc for helping make it happen! Such an improvement from my contact papered tin cans😆
This is a winner! This is my favorite Back to School bulletin board to do with my class. We leave it up all year. The kids and parents love it! It also shows the uniqueness and diversity of my students and their families! Link in profile https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Instaclass-EDITABLE-Instagram-Back-To-School-Display-2687608
Do you hate typing or writing the standards you are teaching each day on the board? Then this resource is a game changer for you!!! All ELA & MATH standards are in kid-friendly language and labeled with standards numbers for easy access. Find more details in my link in profile: https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Store/Bright-Concepts-4-Teachers/Category/Common-Core-Kid-Friendly-Standards-Posters-207196
Are you looking for some Back to School forms to make your start of the school year a smooth one? These editable forms are sure to have you covered! Link in profile🍎https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Back-To-School-Forms-EDITABLE-1291417
Looking for a beginning of the year bulletin board idea? I've got you covered! Your kids will love writing about why their futures are so bright and making these kidlettes to go with it! Give them a pair of sunglasses on the first day and you will be the coolest teacher on campus!!! Link in profile ✏️🍎http://bit.ly/MyFutureIsBright
Time is running out! Make sure to grab your 2nd grade ELA homework pages for 50% off today 7/31/17 only! This is the lowest price it will ever be for an entire YEAR of homework, intervention, small groups or early finishers work. Click my link in profile for more details. http://bit.ly/ELAHmwk2ndGrade
***GIVEAWAY CLOSED*** Looking to stay sharp in the classroom this year? Is your TPT wish list overflowing? We'd love to help you out! We're giving away a $100 TPT gift card to one lucky winner! To enter: 1. Follow @brightconcepts4teachers 2. Like this post 3. Comment below and tell me your school's daily start time 4. Tap the photo to see where to go next When you've made it back to me, you've completed the loop. This giveaway ends on Aug. 1 at 9 p.m. EST. The winner will be announced on Aug. 1. **************************************** This giveaway is in no way affiliated with Instagram or TPT.
First day in my classroom. Just pulled out all my journals and interactive notebooks that I prepped in June! I totally forgot I made these. I just did the happy dance💃🏻
Eeekkkk!!! I am so excited to be putting the finishing touches on this labor of love! An entire year of 2nd grade language arts pages for homework, intervention, small groups and more is almost complete! http://bit.ly/ELAHmwk2ndGrade
Happy National Lipstick Day! Just got back from MAC with my free lipstick! Fun times! 💄💋 #nationallipstickday #maccosmetics
You know its back to school time or you're a teacher when you go to Costco and stock up on these bad boys😆.
***GIVEAWAY CLOSED*** Let's end our Summer SALEbration with a little giveaway! One lucky winner will win a $30 gift card to TPT, a $30 gift card to Starbucks, and the tee pictured above from The Wright Stuff Chics! To enter: 1. Follow @brightconcepts4teachers 2. Like this post 3. Comment below and tell me how many years you've been teaching 4. Tap the photo to see where to go next When you've made it back to me, you've completed the loop. This giveaway ends on July 28 at 9 p.m. EST. The winner will be announced on July 29. ************************************************************************************************* This giveaway is in no way affiliated with Instagram, Starbucks, TPT, or the Write Stuff Chicks. The winner will be randomly selected and announced on this post on July 29. The winner will also be contacted via direct message.
Some of my favorite back to school items are 30% off today! Grab them at this special price until 10pm PST 7/27/17. Use my link in profile to take a closer look at each item. ✏️🍎
Day 3 of our Summer Salebration is happening now! Head over to the blog to grab one of my favorite things to use during specials. Link in profile: Bit.ly/2h3lygT