Whether you have voracious or reluctant readers in your classroom or at home, there is a good book out there for everyone. Today, I will explore topics such as how to foster a love of reading, the benefits of reading in 2023, and some awesome book suggestions for teachers and parents alike. Use the … [Read more...] about Reading in 2023 is fun for all!
The impact of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on the country and the world is profound. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is a recognized federal holiday where we have the opportunity to officially commemorate and celebrate the life, wisdom and words of the famous activist who changed the course of history. … [Read more...] about Observing Martin Luther King Jr Day
All across the globe, different peoples celebrate holidays in their own unique ways for a variety of special reasons. Taking the time to learn about holidays in other countries is a great way to open a window to other cultures and bring more joy into the holiday season. Our Holidays Around the World … [Read more...] about Holidays around the world
Thanksgiving has come and gone. However if you're like me, you might still be eating leftovers and are now parked next to your decorated Christmas tree. For my family, as soon as Thanksgiving is over, we dive right into full on Christmas mode. My family at home and my MTTES family love the holidays … [Read more...] about Christmas Crafting
As educators, how do we organize and facilitate small groups in our classroom? It seems like an easy question, but also, as educators we know that nothing is easy. This week, let's explore some of our pre-made small group bundles specially designed for effective learning and instruction in the … [Read more...] about Small Groups: Work and Bundles
The season of giving thanks is upon us! Thanksgiving is a time when we focus on being thankful and gathering together. But what is the difference between gratitude and just saying "thank you"? This week, let's prepare for the holiday by really considering the reason for the season and exploring what … [Read more...] about Grateful and Thankful