Take your Bookshelf and Filing Cabinet From Drab to Fab!

Hi Lovebugs! I always try to find new ways to brighten/liven my bedroom, home, or classroom.  This summer, My best friend and I decided to turn our boring old bookshelves and filing cabinets into a piece of art!  Furniture takes up most of the space in a room, so it is important to make it […]

Top 5 Subject Area Books For Summer Academic Review

Happy Friday Love Bugs!   It’s no surprise that summertime is a challenging part of the year for parents.  The little love bugs are ecstatic to be out of the classroom and into the pool.  And learning? Well…..most of the information retained from the previous year gets stored (and locked with a durable chain) in […]

Show, Don’t Tell!

Happy Tuesday Love Bugs, With our state standardized tests right around the corner, I am reviewing all of the writing techniques with my little love bugs to ensure their success.  One writing strategy that is highly effective is when you show, don’t tell.  Instead of saying “She’s/He’s hungry” students are asked to ‘show’ what hungry […]

Valentine Simile Activity With Pop Rocks!

Good Evening Love Bugs, Since Valentine’s day is right around the corner, it was time to work on similes with my little love bugs in my class.  I usually do this activity around this time of the year because Valentine’s day always includes candy, but you can use this anytime of the year to practice […]

Graveyard of Dead Words

Happy Friday Love Bugs, Today I am going to share a writing strategy with you.  If you are a teacher or even a parent, you can benefit from this little handy tool since this can be used at home or in the classroom to enhance your child’s vocabulary and writing skills. Since the FCAT Writes […]

Teen Beach Movie

Happy Wednesday Love Bugs, Teen Beach movie debuted on the Disney channel last July, and it must have made quite the impact on my students because as soon as they came back to school in August, that is all I heard them speak of for weeks.  I decided to check it out for myself, and […]