#### Help for Disorganized Students!

Let’s face it. We’ve all had unorganized students. You know the ones I mean. These are the kids who never remember their homework (or the fact that they even had…

#### Equations and Inequalities

Welcome to the wonderful world of algebra! At least that’s what I said to the fifth graders a few weeks ago. When I began planning for the introduction of algebra,…

#### Free Journal Organization Solution

I have my students write in journals several times a week. I always had a sloppy mess with a stack of journals sitting wherever I could find room. But, no…

#### What Achievement Testing Looks Like in the Special Education World

At my school, in Ohio, we are gearing up for the yearly Ohio Achievement Assessments (OAAs). I teach 4th and 5th graders so I have a lot of tests to…

#### Sight Word Organization

It took me awhile to come up with a nice way of storing the sight word flashcards (you can print them off in this FREE eBook!). In the end, I decided…

#### Pirate Geometry

Here is the latest project I’ve been working on: Pirate Geometry! I needed a geometry lesson that goes over basic vocabulary of lines for fifth graders and couldn’t find anything…

#### Becoming a Published Author

In 2008, I became a published author. My book, Coordinate Graphing Hidden Pictures, was published by Carson-Dellosa publishing. Let me tell you how it happened. It started in my classroom. …