Our 2020 School Decision + Why We Did What We Did

Our 2020 School Decision + Why We Did What We Did 300+ days. That’s how long it’s been since our school district announced its decision to close schools for 2 weeks. At the time, it seemed impossible to keep my preschooler home for 2 entire weeks when we were so…

2 Foolproof 100th Day of School Activities for Virtual Learning

100th Day of School Activities, But Make It 2021 There’s something about the 100th Day of School that makes me giddy. It might be the fun 100th day activities or the milestone it marks as we are at the halfway point of the year, or it might be the excuse…

Introducing New Sight Words [Sight Word Lesson Play Day 1]

Introducing New Sight Words [Sight Word Lesson Plan Day 1] Being a self-professed wordsmith, it was a little hard to get into the idea of sight words my first year of teaching. Fresh out of college in my first year teaching, I was all about the love of reading–if I…

How to Start Teaching Sight Words

Teaching Sight Words: Where to Start It’s no secret that teaching sight words is one of the most crucial skills you can equip students with as they learn in your classroom. It’s also no secret that teaching sight words will look very different based on what curriculum you use, where…