Productivity

Forming Good Habits is Easier Than You Think. Start with These 3!

"Keeping up is easier than catching up." -Gretchen Rubin I love this quote. In her book, Better Than Before, Gretchen Rubin talks about habit formation. In this quote specifically, she discusses how it is easier to form good habits by doing small tasks each day to "keep up," rather than setting aside all of the… Continue reading Forming Good Habits is Easier Than You Think. Start with These 3!

Productivity

3 Productive Mini Habits to Start Today

"Keeping up is easier than catching up." -Gretchen Rubin I love this quote. In her book, Better Than Before, Gretchen Rubin talks about habit formation. In this quote specifically, she discusses how it is easier to do small tasks each day to "keep up," rather than setting aside all of the tasks for the end… Continue reading 3 Productive Mini Habits to Start Today

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5 Steps to Keep Your Closets Organized

Everything in my house is organized. Totally and completely organized. The bookcase in the office? Organized. The shelves in the laundry room? Organized. The kitchen cabinets? Yep, you can look there. They're organized (for now). But then there are *dun dun dun* the closets. Closets are a blessing and a curse at the same time. On one… Continue reading 5 Steps to Keep Your Closets Organized

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Classroom Routines & Systems

Classroom management is one of my favorite parts of teaching! When all the routines and systems are running smoothly, the whole classroom feels happier and more energetic. Having concrete classroom routines is what allows us to be more spontaneous throughout the day, have more teachable moments, and really build community and relationships! Classroom systems that… Continue reading Classroom Routines & Systems

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How I Organize My Teacher Lesson Planner

This is our in-service week, which means planning for all the things!! In my post about My Lesson Planning Process, I explained how I plan each week. Today, I wanted to show you how I keep it all together! My lesson planners from last year and the year beforeEvery school is different. When I taught in… Continue reading How I Organize My Teacher Lesson Planner

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Flexible Long-Term Lesson Planning Solutions

I like to see things long term. I’m always asking pesky questions, like How does this fit into the big picture? What’s the end goal? and What color-coding scheme should I use? Lesson planning and I have a love/hate relationship. One one hand, I love planning August-May in a day! On the other hand, I hate having… Continue reading Flexible Long-Term Lesson Planning Solutions