#### February 2017

#### January 2017

#### December 2016

- 18th Types of Writing Lessons (Writing Workshop Ideas) (2)
- 11th Playing Spoons in the Classroom {Highly Engaging Review Game} (8)
- 4th Organizing Anchor Charts (4)

#### November 2016

- 27th How to Get Students Excited About Writing (3)
- 20th Writing Toolkits (Free Writing Resources for Upper Elementary) (11)
- 13th Thanksgiving Read Alouds for Upper Elementary {Free Printables} (2)
- 6th What To Do When Your Students Fail a Test (0)

#### October 2016

- 30th Assessing Math Centers (2)
- 23rd Planning Read Alouds in Upper Elementary (5)
- 16th How to Get Your Students to Follow Directions (7)
- 9th Halloween Read Alouds for Upper Elementary {Free Printables} (7)
- 2nd Guided Reading Binder for Upper Elementary {Free Forms} (17)

#### September 2016

- 25th How to Plan a Math Lesson (Whole Group) (3)
- 18th Read Alouds in Upper Elementary (7)
- 11th Classroom Management Tips for Upper Elementary (4)
- 3rd September 11th Lesson Idea (Free Printables to Use with Paired Read Alouds) (4)

#### August 2016

- 28th Guided Reading Materials for Upper Elementary (4)
- 21st 8 Ways to Help Students Be Successful with Word Problems in Upper Elementary (1)
- 14th Reading Professional Development Books for Upper Elementary Teachers (4)
- 7th Back to School Read Alouds for Upper Elementary {FREE Printables} (10)

#### July 2016

- 31st Engaging Reading Interest Survey Activity {Free} (6)
- 24th New to Teaching 5th Grade (8)
- 17th Math Tools {Lots of Freebies} (70)
- 10th 10 Ways to Get Students Writing in Math (15)
- 3rd How I Teach Reading in 5th Grade (31)

#### June 2016

- 26th Track Data from Assessments with This Simple Form (Freebie) (6)
- 19th Math Manipulatives for 5th Grade (Free Printable Activities) (6)
- 12th Reading Centers for Upper Elementary (32)
- 5th What to Expect When Teaching 5th Graders (37)

#### May 2016

- 29th Tips for Standards Based Grading (2)
- 22nd 5th Grade ELA Pacing Guide {Free} (36)
- 15th 5 Ways to Prevent Summer Slide in Upper Elementary (2)
- 8th Preparing Students for the Next Grade Level (0)
- 1st End of Year Literacy Activities and Ideas (0)

#### April 2016

- 27th Front Row: Free Math + ELA Practice for Your Students! (7)
- 24th End of Year Math Activities and Ideas (2)
- 17th Minute to Win It Games in the Classroom (6)
- 10th Playing Pie Face Game in the Classroom {Engaging Test Prep} (10)
- 6th The Behavior Management Strategy that Saved My Sanity (42)
- 3rd Partner Reading in Upper Elementary (6)

#### March 2016

- 30th Alternative Seating in the Classroom (12)
- 27th Increase Motivation, Engagement, and Mastery with Student Choice (Using Choice Boards) (4)
- 23rd How to Plan and Use Test Prep Centers (2)
- 18th Using The Gardener to Teach the Influence of Point of View RL.5.6 (Spring Mentor Text) (4)
- 16th Spring Read Alouds for Upper Elementary (4)
- 13th Ways to Make Paper and Pencil Test Prep Review Engaging (0)
- 9th Bean Boozled in the Classroom (Jelly Belly Challenge): Engaging Test Prep (2)
- 6th Speed Answering: An Engaging Test Prep Review for Constructed Response (0)
- 2nd Playing Jenga: Engaging Test Prep (2)

#### February 2016

- 28th 7 Ways to Support Students with Math Centers (2)
- 24th St. Patrick's Day Activities for Upper Elementary (2)
- 21st 7 Ways to Support Students with Constructed Response Reading Questions (1)
- 17th Fundraising Ideas for Schools and Teachers (2)
- 14th Higher Level Math Centers for Upper Elementary Students {Including Free Centers} (8)
- 10th Solving Word Problems Without Relying on Key Words (31)
- 7th Textbook Reading Tips {How to Make Textbooks Engaging and Comprehensible!} (4)
- 3rd Teaching Students How to Justify Answers in Math (7)

#### January 2016

- 31st Valentine's Day Activities for Upper Elementary (2)
- 27th 3 Ways to Use Flocabulary to Enhance Test Prep Review (4)
- 24th Why I Went Back to Teaching (28)
- 20th Groundhog Day Activities {Free Printables} (3)
- 17th Generating Writing Topics Using Lists {Writing Workshop Ideas} (4)
- 13th Field Trip Activities {Free Field Trip Resources} (7)
- 10th Math Groups (Two Ways I Use Math Groups in my Classroom) (17)
- 6th Word Study Activity for Upper Elementary (1)
- 3rd Winter Activities for Upper Elementary (0)

#### December 2015

- 30th Engaging Ways to Review (4)
- 27th You've Taught the Procedures...Now What? (2)
- 23rd Teaching Order of Operations {Free INB Template} (5)
- 20th Amazing Race { Fun Test Prep Review } (5)
- 16th 5 Ways to Effectively Teach Paired Texts and Paired Passages {Free Posters and Center} (4)
- 13th Winter Break Packet Ideas for Upper Elementary {Freebie Included} (3)
- 12th How to Implement Close Reading in Science {Freebie Included} (7)
- 11th Implementing Math Error Analysis in Your Classroom {Freebie Included} (6)
- 10th 4 Ways to Gamify Your Language Instruction {Freebie Included} (6)
- 9th My #1 Tip for Making Math Centers Work {Freebie Included} (4)
- 8th 5 Reasons to Use Reading Centers in Upper Elementary (Free Reading Center Included) (4)
- 6th Christmas Activities for Upper Elementary (0)
- 2nd Christmas Read Alouds for Upper Elementary {Free Activities} (6)

#### November 2015

- 29th Behavior Management Ideas for Surviving the Holiday Months (0)
- 25th Candy Cane Activities for Upper Elementary {Free} (18)
- 22nd Quizizz {A Self Paced Online Review Game} (13)
- 18th Persuasive Writing Anchor Charts for Struggling Writers {Lots of Pictures} (9)
- 15th Getting Started with Math Centers (13)
- 11th Teaching Students How to Study (12)
- 8th Thanksgiving Activities for Upper Elementary (1)
- 4th Veterans Day Activities for Upper Elementary (2)
- 1st Thanksgiving Science Activities {With Cranberries} (2)

#### October 2015

- 28th Easy No Prep Physical and Chemical Changes Activity for Fall (0)
- 25th Managing Math Centers in Upper Elementary (5)
- 24th 5th Grade Math Pacing Guide {Free} (7)
- 21st Fall Activities for Upper Elementary Classrooms (0)
- 18th 5 Ways to Hold Students Accountable in Reading (12)
- 14th Independent Reading Conferences {A Guide to Getting Started} (12)
- 11th The Widow's Broom: A Halloween Read Aloud for Upper Grades (12)
- 9th Student Created Newsletters (FREE Classroom Newsletter Templates) (2)
- 7th Columbus Day Activity for Upper Grades (2)
- 4th Halloween Activities and Ideas for Upper Elementary (0)

#### September 2015

- 30th Candy Corn Activities (5)
- 27th Teaching Decimals (6)
- 26th Fall Science Experiment: Dissolving Pumpkins (4)
- 22nd How to Have an Effective Dismissal (5)
- 20th My Favorite Read Aloud: The Sweetest Fig {Lots of Freebies} (1)
- 13th 5 Ways to Simplify Homework Management (4)
- 6th Using Scoot to Assess in Math (6)
- 3rd Choice Board Scoring Resources {Freebies} (5)
- 2nd Teaching a Conceptual Understanding of Basic Multiplication and Division {Freebies} (8)

#### July 2015

- 26th Math Charts to Start the Year (6)
- 23rd Data Tracking Forms {Free} (26)
- 19th A Simple Strategy to Stop Arguing and Talking Back (6)
- 12th Solving Multi-Part Word Problems {Freebie Printable Chart} (2)
- 5th Using Wonder to Teach All the Common Core Literature Standards (36)
- 1st Constructed Response Freebie {Math is Real Life} (2)

#### June 2015

- 23rd Organizing Papers in an Upper Elementary Classroom (5)
- 18th Implementing Rigorous Paired Passage Instruction (12)
- 3rd New Nephew & Free Baby Printables for the Classroom (1)

#### May 2015

- 22nd End of Year Student Gifts (4)
- 20th 5th Grade Graduation (5)
- 8th Behavior Incentive for End of Year (2)
- 3rd Teacher Appreciation is Here! (6)

#### April 2015

- 15th Test Prep Dress Up - Engaging Test Prep (4)
- 10th Unshakeable - Uncover the Compelling Reason for Every Lesson You Teach! (4)
- 1st Plan an Easter Egg Hunt Freebie! (0)

#### March 2015

- 29th Test Prep Egg Hunt Activity (7)
- 21st Great Depression Poster Project Freebie (2)
- 13th Lucky You! St. Patrick's Day Freebies (8)
- 4th Measurement Freebie {Winter Themed} (0)
- 1st What Can You Put in an Interactive Notebook? {Freebie Included} (2)

#### February 2015

- 9th Differentiated Fraction Tasks {And FREEBIE Computation Challenge} (0)
- 4th Math is Real Life - 5.NF.3 Freebie! (1)

#### January 2015

- 31st Preparing Students for Online Assessments {Online Test Prep} (3)
- 26th Take a Peek at My 5th Grade Self Contained Schedule (9)
- 24th Fraction Pacing and I Can Checklist Freebie (4)
- 10th 5th Grade Reading Center {Low Prep and FREE!} (4)
- 6th Multiplication Fact Strategy for Upper Grades {Freebies} (4)

#### December 2014

#### November 2014

- 30th Time Saving Tips this Christmas Season (3)
- 28th Autism is...What Having an Autistic Child is Like (16)
- 23rd Partial Quotients: Easy Breezy Division {Lots of Freebies} (16)
- 22nd Math Warm Ups {Guest Post: Freebie} (2)
- 16th Writing Choice Boards (8)
- 9th Paired Passages {Differentiated and Scaffolded!} (2)
- 5th Halloween Freebie {Buying Candy After Halloween} (3)

#### October 2014

- 13th Easy and Engaging Writing Ideas (1)
- 5th Transition Words {Interactive Notebook} Freebie! (5)
- 1st Measurement Conversions Activity {Freebie} (1)

#### September 2014

- 17th Teaching Persuasive Writing with a Mentor Text (3)
- 13th Common Core Gradebook {Free!} (7)
- 8th Organizing Papers to Grade (7)
- 6th Show the LOVE with Word Problems! (9)
- 3rd School Store Math Freebie {Real World Math Task} (3)

#### August 2014

- 28th Controlling Excessive Talking in the Classroom (12)
- 8th Back to School Classroom Management and Decor Freebie (9)

#### July 2014

- 27th Organizing Math Centers (244)
- 22nd Good Questions for Math Teaching {Data and Chance} (2)
- 21st Using Word Problems in Interactive Math Notebooks (Regularly Incorporate Word Problems Into Your Math Instruction) (6)
- 17th Easy Ways to Have Students Share Their Reading with Others {Book Study} (5)
- 7th Reader's Response Letters {Rigorous CCSS Aligned Checklists} (11)
- 2nd Math is Real Life - Plan a Trip: Freebies! (2)

#### June 2014

- 24th Measurement Activities and Questions to Ask (2)
- 10th June 2014 Stitch Fix Review (4)
- 4th Math is Real Life - Wedding Planning Math (6)

#### April 2014

#### March 2014

- 9th Active Engagement Strategies (4)
- 5th Multiplying Mixed Numbers: Free Printables {Math is Real Life} (11)

#### February 2014

- 17th Common Core Weekly Reading Review! {3rd-5th Grade Sets} (12)
- 9th Quick and Easy Social Studies Ideas (4)
- 5th Elapsed Time Freebie (3)

#### January 2014

- 18th Word Study in the Upper Grades (4)
- 12th Using Kidblog to Engage {and Assess} (20)
- 5th How to Review After a Long Break from School (2)

#### December 2013

#### November 2013

- 20th Guided Math in the Upper Grades (38)
- 4th Data Tracking {A Fun & Delicious Way to Track Data} (5)

#### October 2013

- 30th Measurement Conversions for Kids Who Just Don't Get It (9)
- 27th Division Practice: Division of the Day (3)
- 22nd Guided Reading Organization (0)

#### September 2013

- 28th Interactive Hall Displays (7)
- 22nd Give Them Choice with Reading Choice Boards (7)
- 15th Teaching Main Idea of Nonfiction Text *3 Different Ways* (6)
- 8th 4th Grade Interactive Math Notebooks (7)
- 2nd How to Embed Close Reading in a Reading Lesson (11)

#### August 2013

- 14th Classroom Tour (16)
- 1st Easy Prep Math Centers: Roll and Answer Games {Freebies} (11)

#### July 2013

- 28th Writing Workshop Idea for Gathering Seeds: I Bet You Didn't Know! (3)
- 23rd Writing Workshop: Gathering Seeds (5)
- 17th Advanced Thinking Strategies in Math (2)
- 16th Interactive Student Notebook Extravaganza! (18)
- 3rd Math Problem Solving Strategies (15)

#### June 2013

- 23rd Close Reading Resources {Mega Kit} (11)
- 19th Common Core Reading: Teaching Story Elements (2)
- 18th Teaching Theme and Summarizing : Common Core Reading Freebies (3)
- 17th Making Inferences Freebies (7)
- 12th Math Interactive Notebooks (7)

#### May 2013

- 13th Multiplying and Dividing Fractions: Fraction Fun with Snacks! {Freebies} (8)
- 5th Field Day Centers {Keep Them Engaged All Day!} (1)

#### April 2013

- 29th End of the Year Math Projects: Extreme Playground Makeover (3)
- 21st Hands On Test Prep for Upper Grades (6)
- 12th Get Them Moving! Test Prep Gallery Walk (16)
- 8th Test Prep: Graffiti Style (7)
- 4th Roller Coaster Fun: Potential and Kinetic Energy Review (12)

#### March 2013

- 12th Teachers Pay Teachers Tips and Advice (5)
- 1st Test Taking Tips for Reading (3)

#### February 2013

- 14th A FREE Assessment Resource for Reading and Language (2)
- 9th Teaching Theme in the Upper Grades and a FREEBIE! (18)

#### January 2013

- 31st Math Assessment Accommodations Made Easy! (5)
- 25th 100th Day of School for Upper Elementary (2)
- 15th Going From Files to Binders (22)
- 7th Reading is Thinking: Using Thinkmarks (13)
- 6th Test Taking Strategies {Teaching Students to "Work the Text"} (9)

#### December 2012

- 27th 6 Traits Writing and a Secret Code to Improve Narrative Writing (7)
- 11th A Behavior Management Tip to Keeping Your Sanity During the Holidays (7)
- 8th Reading Strategies: "Work" the Text (7)
- 3rd Interpreting Remainders {Anchor Charts, Ideas, and Activities} (6)
- 2nd Division Fun and a Tropical Christmas Freebie (7)

#### November 2012

- 21st Teaching Math Through Cognitively Demanding Tasks (3)
- 4th Winter Math: Free Constructed Response Practice (2)
- 1st Halloween Math Constructed Response Practice (0)

#### October 2012

- 29th Free Fraction Center {Nacho Math} (6)
- 15th Using Poetry in Reader's Workshop (7)
- 5th Struggling Readers Take Home Book for Comprehension Practice (10)

#### September 2012

- 30th Morning Work Freebies to Start the Year (3)
- 15th Daily Three in an Upper Grades Classroom (24)
- 9th Personal Word Collector for the Teacher (2)
- 3rd Teaching Volume (0)
- 1st Halloween Freebie (1)

#### August 2012

- 30th Shared Reading for Upper Grades: Poetry Website (2)
- 19th Teaching Classroom Procedures (3)
- 16th 4th Grade Common Core Math Games {Free} (2)
- 7th Sentence Stems for Comprehension Strategies Free! (8)
- 5th Math Constructed Response Tasks {and Smoothie Math Center Freebie} (1)

#### July 2012

- 29th Back to School Activities {Free} (6)
- 27th Multiplying and Dividing Fractions: OH MY! (2)
- 21st Math Common Core Assessments and a Fun Idiom Freebie (5)
- 14th Math Centers and Printable Resources for 5th Grade Common Core Math (0)
- 10th Math WarmUps & Reviews for Common Core (4)

#### June 2012

- 10th Guided Reading Notes (12)
- 2nd 6 Traits Writing Board *Cafe Inspired* and Checklist (9)

#### May 2012

- 30th Classroom Pictures 2011-12 (0)