Category Archives: Classroom Management

Common Core Binder & Tracker: Putting It All Together

I am so excited to continue the process of adding to my Common Core math binder this coming school year.  Last year I began the process of building my binder.  First, I printed the contents of my Get Organized! 5th Grade Common Core Math Binder & Tracker with Editable Pages.  Once I had the pages I wanted printed, I began… Read more »

Organize Materials Now to Get a Head Start on Next Year!

If you are like me, you are probably gathering more and more teaching resources online.  While those resources are wonderful, I seem to have difficulty finding that wonderful resource a month later or even a year later when I want to use it! I bookmark sites, download and save a PDF and even like a page on Facebook, but it… Read more »

Organization in the Classroom is Key

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For several years now I have been getting super organized by using a teacher binder.   In this binder, I literally keep everything I use on a daily basis in my classroom.  Ever since, I can truly say my overall organization has greatly improved. I usually start thinking about the upcoming school year in March.  That is about the time our… Read more »

Time-Saving Tip For Creating an Online Test in Socrative

So, today I discovered a nifty trick that sped up the process of entering a test into the Socrative program.  Now for anyone that is a ‘Socrative beginner’, I would recommend you check out The Socrative User Guide for information on creating an account and getting started with Socrative. In the past, when I needed to create a new test/quiz… Read more »

No Doubts…

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Many years ago, I visited a 5th grade classroom and the first thing I noticed was a poster.  This poster stated, “All Homework is Due Tomorrow Morning!”  Now there was more than one of these posters, in fact it was plastered on every wall, so no matter where you looked you saw it. At the time, I thought this was… Read more »