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Looking From Third to Fourth · 1M ago

Growth Mindset Quote {Freebie}

I don't know about you, but where I teach there has been a very strong focus on developing a growth mindset in our students (I have a very strong feeling that it is the same for you!)Yes, th...
Looking From Third to Fourth · 3M ago

Sharing the Love {Giveaway}

It is easy in this job to lose your mojo now and then (and then again after you've managed to get it back). There are the never ending to-do lists. The racing brain late at night. The feelin...
Looking From Third to Fourth · 4M ago

Math Videos in the Primary Classroom - Math Monday

I LOVE using videos in math class, I love catchy songs that I catch my kiddos singing all day long (and that I sing at home while doing dishes!). I often use them as an introduction to a con...
Looking From Third to Fourth · 4M ago

Five for Friday - Last Days of Winter Break

I am solidly in the denial stage of going back to school on Monday. So to help me work through this stage I am using the strategy of avoidance, seems like a sound strategy. So take a minute ...
Looking From Third to Fourth · 4M ago

Weight Loss with Weight Watchers - WWW

So this is a personal edition of WWW (What's Working Wednesday). I wanted to share my experience with weight loss and Weight Watchers over the last 12 months. So, if you were here for teachi...
Looking From Third to Fourth · 4M ago

Winter Picture Books {Freebie} - Terrific Text Tuesday

I am not back to work yet (yes, I feel lucky now, but I did not feel lucky when I was still working on December 23rd at 3:30 p.m.) but I am in planning (okay pre-planning!) mode. One of the ...
Looking From Third to Fourth · 4M ago

New Year - New Start

Hello fellow teachers. It is just about the start of a new year and I feel ready to make a fresh start with this here old blog. I could bore you with a variety of excuses (most of them based...
Looking From Third to Fourth · 7M ago

Fall Calendar Card {Freebie}

Do I have a million calendar cards? Yes. Do I re-use them? Yes. Am I crazy and sometimes I make new calendar cards for a month that I already have tons of cards for because I just kinda want...
Looking From Third to Fourth · 9M ago

Google in the Primary Classroom - A Cooperative Activity for BTS

Over the last two years I have been working on finding ways to engage my students in learning activities using Google. Making the switch to a Grade 1 classroom really made me stop and think ...
Looking From Third to Fourth · 10M ago

Circle Labels - Failed (Then Succeeded) at it Friday

Do you know how you think of yourself as pretty competent at something, and you are going about your business and thinking, ya I've got this, I have my stuff together and then BAM, you are l...