I wanted to make sure I was prepared for everything with my first child, so I headed to Pinterest and printed out checklists of all of the things I "needed" for the new baby. I had a checklist for the hospital bag, a checklist for the nursery, a checklist for how many clothes I needed, … Continue reading A Thrifty Mom’s Guide to Preparing for a New Baby.
In Texas, 5th grade is the first year the STAAR test is administered to students, so it's kind of a big deal. Because of this, I found that there were a ton of helpful resources out there for fifth grade, but not so much for sixth. In fact, I ended up writing about half of … Continue reading Resource Kit for New Texas Science Teachers (Upper Elementary)
Welcome to the wonderful world of science! I teach elementary school in Texas...Fifth and sixth grade to be specific. I love my job and couldn't imagine teaching any other subject, but it wasn't always so easy. In fact, when I first started it was brutal. Even science at the elementary level can be intimidating, and … Continue reading Are you a new science teacher? Here are some tips to help you get started.