• June Social Media Theme Schedule

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    This summer I have decided to do special theme weeks on my social media pages. Each week my social media (Instagram and Facebook) will focus on a different teaching topic! I’m…

  • Big News!

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    Big News! The Johnson’s are moving to Houston, Texas this summer. My husband got an amazing new basketball coaching job at a private high school in the Houston area near Katy,…

  • The Quiet Game

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      Now I’m aware this might be a teacher trick you already know…but if you don’t – you’re going to love it! Way back when I was a brand new baby…

  • 5 Tips for Standardized Testing

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    Oh testing time, oh testing time. What a magical time of year…NOT. Testing time is a stressful time of year for students and teachers alike.  Today I’m sharing 5 tips to…

  • Test Prep Review Ideas

    Math, Reading

    It’s getting to be that time again….the dreading testing season is about to begin! I know April and May can be quite chaotic for teachers with all of the end of…

  • Quick Comma Intro

    Writing

      Commas has been on our class schedule for multiple days and each day it got pushed because something ran long. While commas are important and do have their value, as…

  • March Madness Fun

    Math, Reading

    So a little bit of background info about me.  I used to be a huge Phoenix Suns fan. I was such a big fan that my room back in AZ was…

  • Choral Counting – Introduction to Skip Counting

    Math

    I recently taught multiplication to my 2nd graders. We spent time really understanding the foundation of multiplication and the why and how it works. We learned multiple strategies and were finally…