Make the connection!

Make the connection!

When students ask the question “Why are we learning this?” I think it’s a valid one. What we teach in class should have some connection to the students’ futures and it’s super important kids see those connections. Our district teamed up...
Home Sweet Home

Home Sweet Home

Home is where the heart is! I like to mix in a few lessons that show real families and their lives around the world. Keep reading to see my favorite resources and lessons connected to families. First I look at my unit goals before I pull in different real resources....
Include culture in every lesson

Include culture in every lesson

I love using pictures and videos from around the world each day in class. The culture is what makes things interesting. When my students are curious about what I have to say they will really work hard to understand. My level 1 classes are learning how to describe...