Month: September 2023

Children's Books by Authors of Color

You Should Read These 7 Children’s Books by Authors of Color

These children’s books by authors of color are specifically for children 5 and under. We can teach children about empathy when they’re young. Children’s Books by Authors of Color I teach in South Los Angeles. My students live in a world where everyone looks like them, but for a long time school’s didn’t didn’t teach
photo of young girl exploring together

4 Important Ways to Use English and Science Project Based Learning

English and Science Project based Learning is great for kids. In this article, we’ll explore how to use them together, and I even created free printable labs for you! English and Science Project Based Learning In today’s rapidly evolving world, it is crucial to equip young learners with the necessary skills to navigate through various
5 Reasons You Need Timers for the Classroom

5 Essential Reasons to Use Timers for the Classroom

Timers for the classroom are the easiest classroom management strategy. In today’s fast-paced world, effective time management is a skill everyone needs. Why Do We Need Timers For The Classroom? Students who are on the cusp of shaping their future. Timers, though seemingly simple tools, can be game-changers in a classroom environment. From keeping students
Teacher shirts

The Evolution of Teacher Shirts (And Where To Find Them)!

A brief history of teacher shirts, classroom fashion, and cute t-shirt finds! Perfect for Back-to-School! The Evolution of Teacher Shirts Step into any classroom today, and you’re likely to spot a teacher sporting a shirt that proudly showcases their profession. But have you ever wondered how these humble garments went from being simple wardrobe staples
How Much Do Kindergarten Teachers Make?

Unveiling Salary Secrets: How Much Do Kindergarten Teachers Make?

In this post, we will answer the question, “How much do kindergarten teachers make?” Does your district/school pay fairly? How Much Do Kindergarten Teachers Make? I taught the four year old class and kindergarten for almost eight years in Japan. When I decided to obtain my credential in America, I considered which route to go
A parent-friendly guide to understanding English Common Core in CA.

A Parent-Friendly Guide to 7th Grade English CCSS in California

Understanding the English Common Core Standards (CCSS) is not easy. Here’s a helpful guide for 7th grade English CCSS standards in CA. As a parent, you want your child to succeed academically and be prepared for their future. However, navigating the educational system can be overwhelming, especially when it comes to understanding the Common Core