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June 11, 2016 2 Comments

Main Pick 3 Graphic June

Thanks for stopping by! If you are like me, summer is a time when I get to reflect, relax, and renew. What better place to find great ideas than Pinterest! I’ve been surfing around looking for some inspiration and came across these 3 ideas that I wanted to share with you.


Name Banners

name bannerImagine the fun our students will have creating their own banner while waiting for the rest of the class to arrive! Later on it will become a great banner to start off the new year. This resource is from The Counseling Teacher Brandy. Click on the banner to learn more.


Differentiated Writing Goals Chart

Writing GoalsOne of my reflections was in the area of writing. I know I need to help the kids and myself more mindful of how they can improve their writing. Within any class, the children are at various stages of proficiency. I love this idea from Runde’s Room. It is on my TpT wishlist for the Back to School Sale 😉 For her original blog post, just click on the photo.


Math Beads from Straws

straw beads

Such an inexpensive way to make colorful math manipulatives! You know I’ll be adding colored straws to my shopping list!

Well, I hope you are enjoying your break and time with those you love! If you would enjoy more pins like this, please follow me on Pinterest. I have several boards to choose from.

Alison Monk

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  • Josie June 28, 2016 at 8:06 AM

    The name banner is beautiful and the writing chart is something I can definitely use in my classroom! Thanks for sharing!

  • Inspired Owl's Corner June 13, 2016 at 8:25 AM

    Your banner caught my eye, because my daughter’s name is Emma and my name is Marissa! Love that idea. The writing goals chart would be so helpful in my classroom. Thank you for sharing your pins and linking up with us! 🙂

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