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Our students don’t start back until September 6th this year, but I am definitely feeling the crunch to get things done. And I’m pretty sure everyone is feeling that same crunch right now, whether you are back in class or working hard to get your room set up for a new year. So I’m very […]

Quick Tips for Back to School

It seems like I rely more and more on my Google Drive each year of my teaching. I upload my favorite resources to folders, create docs for my students to use in Google Classroom, store maps for Social Studies, upload photos of our Science experiments…there is just so much you can do with the drive. […]

Color Code and Organize Your Google Drive

One of my favorite part of our classroom is actually a pretty large one, but it is truly is the hub of our classroom—our shelving units. Last summer I was on the quest for shelving I could use throughout the classroom. I knew I wanted materials to be available for my students to access with […]

Organizing Shelves with Color

During the past school year, I started adding some more features to my planbook.com lesson planner. I wanted the text to stand out more, so I could quickly see what I needed for a lesson. You can read more about this in a previous post:  Making Beautiful Plans on Planbook.com (Part 1) This worked out […]

Making Beautiful Plans on Planbook.com (Part 2)

I’ve been using Planbook.com for a couple of years now and I just love everything about it. From attaching the printables I use every year, to linking websites we’ll need in a lesson, to setting up templates—everything about this site is convenient and saves me a great deal of time when lesson-planning. And it’s beautiful. […]

Making Beautiful Plans on Planbook.com (Part 1)