So, perhaps, like me, you excitedly downloaded the new TpT App a few years ago…took a look around and promptly deleted it from your phone. Well, I am happy to report that times have changed and so has the TpT app! The app got a major redesign a few months ago and it has had several awesome updates since. In addition to the much more
Archives for November 2015
Please welcome Devon Ferguson to the blog today. Devon is sharing his tips on how to land a teaching job through a successful interview. Are you a new teacher looking for your first job or an experienced teacher looking for a new one? The first thing you need to do is nail that interview, and here’s how. Now, I’ve done a career’s worth of interviews.
I’m Retta from Rainbow City Learning, and I am so excited to be invited back as a guest blogger here on Minds in Bloom! I am happy to share with you the ways I’ve found to make social-emotional learning (SEL) a part of every school day. I know that your teacher plate is already full with all of the standards that you have to meet,
Please welcome Kathy to the blog today! Kathy is sharing her knowledge about some of the best graphic organizers to use in a Social Studies classroom. Enjoy and gather some new ideas! Graphic organizers are an effective tool to use in the Social Studies classroom. They organize and communicate information in a visual way. When applied to content areas, graphic organizers enhance the learning and
Hey there! I’m Kathie from Tried and True Teaching Tools, and I am beyond excited to be guest blogging today at Rachel Lynette’s Minds in Bloom! I was asked to write about making thinking clear to students, a topic near and dear to my heart! A fantastic resource is Making Thinking Visible: How to Promote Engagement, Understanding, and Independence for All Learners by Ron Ritchhart, Mark Church, and
Hi! I’m Lyndsey from Lit with Lyns, and I’m thrilled to be doing a guest post on Minds in Bloom. Over the past couple of years, I have become somewhat (ok, extremely) obsessed with using task cards in my classroom. It started when I purchased Julie Faulkner’s Cite Textual Evidence Teaching Pack that included task cards. Once I saw how engaged my students were, I
Hi everyone! My name is Laura, and I’m the blogger behind Discovering Hidden Potential. I’m excited to share some different classroom management ideas with you today. Thank you so much Rachel for this opportunity. With different personalities and needs that teachers encounter in the classroom, sometimes it can be hard to find the “right fit” when it comes to classroom management. The typical one-size-fits-all management
My name is Jen Schneider, and I’m from The Learning Wagon. I’m a public school teacher turned virtual school teacher turned roadschooling mama. Roadschooling is growing in popularity as families take their homeschool learning on the road. Roadschooling families travel the country and the world in varying ways. A few examples include backpacking on foot, bicycling, in a car, or in an RV (like us).