We are starting our kindergarten science unit on sorting this week. Normally we use Chex Mix as a fun (and tasty) way to practice sorting. Chex Mix is great for sorting by shape, size, color, and texture. This year I want to spice it up a little bit and use a Fall-inspired recipe. By recipe … Continue reading Fall Snacking and Sorting
Brain breaks are a BIG part of most classrooms that you will see today. These mental breaks help students refocus, get some wiggles out, and most importantly – have fun! Brain breaks are important in every classroom and, especially in the virtual world where a lot of time is spent on the computer, we are … Continue reading Brain Breaks!
Top 5 Virtual Teacher Must-Haves
Even though we are virtual teachers, we still love the comforts of a brick-and-mortar classroom. We still run on coffee, Target Dollar Spot items, pretty school supplies like planners and Post-its, and turn to our secret candy stashes on hard days. However, besides the obvious necessities like a computer and reliable WIFI, we have come … Continue reading Top 5 Virtual Teacher Must-Haves
Kids say the darnedest things… or in this case, kids hear the darnedest things. My family has taken on fantasy football in recent years and this comes with a fantasy football draft (if you don’t do fantasy football, this basically means everyone selects the football players for their fantasy team). We like to make it … Continue reading Giraffe Party!
We Are Living in a Virtual World…
...and I am a virtual girl I teach kindergarten for Florida Virtual School (FLVS). I know, teaching kindergarten VIRTUALLY sounds nearly impossible. So, here’s how it works. All of our students are home school students. They register with FLVS for curriculum support and we meet with our students twice a week in our virtual classroom … Continue reading We Are Living in a Virtual World…