Previous Next MEET THE TEACHER NEXT DOOR At The Teacher Next Door, we know that you strive to be an effective reading teacher while maintaining a healthy work-life balance. In order to do that, you need resources that are impactful, yet simple. The problem is that most reading resources and curriculums out there are far […]
I'm always looking for new, fun ways to have students teach and practice our standards. This year, the rise in popularity of escape rooms really inspired me to figure out how they actually work in the elementary classroom. Here's how to do an escape classroom in elementary!
The ultimate goal of any reading teacher is for students to have strong reading comprehension! Although reading comprehension encompasses lots of different reading skills, basically we want students to understand what they’ve read. Sounds simple, doesn’t it? In a typical class though, you’ll have a variety of types of readers. There’ll usually be a handful […]
Let’s be real…Grammar is important, but it can also be very dry. Since boredom is one of the easiest ways to make our students check out, it’s up to us to find ways to make grammar interesting and possibly even entertaining (imagine that)! I’m always on the lookout for ways to spice it up and […]