This is a bittersweet post for me to write. I absolutely LOVE my position as a math coach now. But my heart aches a bit when I think of all the books I used to read with my students each day. And not just the novels…I miss our daily picture book read alouds so much. Hands […]

Quick Tips to Start (and Maintain!) #ClassroomBookADay

LETTER-SIZED VS LEGAL-SIZED I love making visuals my students can use every day…and ones they can see from across the room.  And over the years, I’ve turned more to using legal-sized paper to make my math posters. I like to use this paper from Amazon (affiliate link)…it’s a great price and lasts a long time. What’s […]

Making Posters in PowerPoint with Legal-Sized Paper

Adding your favorite fonts (yes, ANY fonts you want!!) to is super easy and makes such an impact on your lesson plans! I mean font choice is so important, right? But in all seriousness, using fonts that are clean and easy to read will help you navigate your lesson plans with ease…and get right […]

Adding Custom Fonts to

Did you know you can embed icons right into your planner? And it’s SO easy to do! Though they make a planner “pretty” I really love icons more for the visual they offer. Like when I’m frantically looking up a lesson plan while my students are waiting in the background and another teacher is […]

Adding Icons to

If you’ve been here before, you might have seen some of my past posts about I’ve tried SO many different planners over the years…from paper planners to ones I’ve created myself in Google Drive. But I always find myself coming back to Planbook. It’s just so easy to customize and search through your old lesson […]

Adding Custom Colors to

One of the most time-consuming parts of creating printables for our students is uploading images to Google Slides. It’s very easy to fall into the trap of uploading them one at a time, which really takes up so much of our day. Let’s take a quick look at how many steps it takes to upload […]

Upload Multiple Images to Google Slides…All At Once!

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