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Diamond Mom's Treasury of Teaching · 4d ago

A Sweet Giveaway

Are you looking for some great teaching resources?How would you like to win some money to use?Check out the giveaway below and enter for a chanceto win a $30 TPT gift card.Check out these st...
Diamond Mom's Treasury of Teaching · 4d ago

Retirement Musings

Who said being retired would be relaxing. It has been 2 1/2 years since I retired and I am busier than ever. Don't get me wrong, I am not complaining, just commenting. I still go to ...
Diamond Mom's Treasury of Teaching · 3W ago

Winter Games

It is hard to believe that it is almost time for the winter games to begin again. Every time I think about them I remember the excitement we felt when they were held in Vancouver in 2010. It...
Diamond Mom's Treasury of Teaching · 4W ago

Stone Soup

I love using story books for springboards into teaching concepts. It is always fun to see where the ideas go. One of my favourite stories is Stone Soup. I have 2 versions that I usually shar...
Diamond Mom's Treasury of Teaching · 2M ago

Reading in English and in French

I love teaching guided reading and I continue to do so even though I am retired. I volunteer a couple of mornings a week and I work with 6 different groups. Some groups are still working on ...
Diamond Mom's Treasury of Teaching · 3M ago

Remembrance Day/Veterans Day

As we come to the end of October, it is time to think about the many things we can be thankful for. We are blessed to live in a country where freedom is available for everyone. This is huge ...
Diamond Mom's Treasury of Teaching · 6M ago

It's Back to School Time

Here in Canada, summer vacation is nearing an end and teachers are preparing their classrooms for a new year. In other places, some teachers are already back at school. It is always exciting...
Diamond Mom's Treasury of Teaching · 6M ago

The Building Blocks of B2S - Building Relationships

This is an update to a previous blog post. I feel it is still relevant today so I am re-sharing it.Building Relationships is one of the most important things we can do when we get our new st...
Diamond Mom's Treasury of Teaching · 6M ago

10 Back to School Tips For a Successful Year

Heading back to school can be exciting, but it can also be stressful. Here are some tips to help the school year start of well. 1. Make sure that you are mentally prepared and refres...
Diamond Mom's Treasury of Teaching · 7M ago

Thoughts On Life And Learning

I just love the characters from Winnie the Pooh. The stories are whimsical but they are full of truths. I was looking at my stuffed characters that I have for my grandchildren and I decided ...