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Diamond Mom's Treasury of Teaching · 3W ago

Running a Guided Reading Program

I have been sharing my approach to using guided reading in the classroom. Today, I would like to walk through a sample guided reading rotation. For the purpose of this example, I am going to...
Diamond Mom's Treasury of Teaching · 1M ago

Guided Reading Tips and Tricks

The key to making guided reading work in the primary classroom is being organized and making sure that the children have been taught the routines and expectations for guided reading time. He...
Diamond Mom's Treasury of Teaching · 1M ago

Making Guided Reading Work In the Primary Classroom

Guided reading is a common component of many classrooms nowadays, but is it working? I have seen many different formats for doing guided reading, and I feel that some work better than others...
Diamond Mom's Treasury of Teaching · 2M ago

Language Can Be Confusing!

This video has been floating around on Facebook for some time now. It really makes you stop and think about how confusing the English language can be to those learning English as a second la...
Diamond Mom's Treasury of Teaching · 2M ago

What's In Your Cart?

It is time for the big TPT storewide sale so it is time to let people know. Some other teachers and I are sharing some of our top wish listed items. This is a great time to grab them as our ...
Diamond Mom's Treasury of Teaching · 2M ago

TPT Sale and Giveaway

It's that time again. Teachers Pay Teachers is hosting a sitewide sale. For 2 days only, you can get up to 28% off on your purchases. That is a terrific deal. All you need to do is use the c...
Diamond Mom's Treasury of Teaching · 2M ago

Money Lessons For Children

Children love to play with money and they get very excited when they have the opportunity to use it for activities. This makes it a great tool for teaching many different math skills as well...
Diamond Mom's Treasury of Teaching · 3M ago

Winter Fun and Celebrations

Christmas festivities are over and we have rung in the new year. Now it is time to get back to learning and the curriculum. This doesn't mean we have to take away the fun.The New Year is a g...
Diamond Mom's Treasury of Teaching · 4M ago

Using Glyphs For Data Collection and Analysis

I love to use glyphs for teaching about data. Kids love to create them and they don't realize how full of information they are until we begin to analyze them. They think they are just drawin...
Diamond Mom's Treasury of Teaching · 5M ago

Guided Reading in the Primary Classroom

 Early in my teaching career, I realized the importance of small reading groups. I didn't really like having to follow the anthologies that were current at the time, because I found that the...