Category: Classroom Decorating

Looking Back: Evolution of a Classroom 9

Looking Back: Evolution of a Classroom

When I think back to how my classroom has evolved over the last ten years, so much has changed.  But, many things have remained the same.  From the very first moment I stepped into my classroom I knew one thing… I wanted my students to know that I was excited...

There’s No Place Like Learning! 6

There’s No Place Like Learning!

My summer ended with intense jet lag in which I seemingly woke up with a glue gun in my hand, muttering “Let’s do this!”  It was just days before Open House and it was time to get the room set up.  I’m a firm believer that a classroom does not...

A Dose of Pintereality: The Brain 5

A Dose of Pintereality: The Brain

I love Pinterest. But, my life? It doesn’t live up to Pinterest.  Here’s a dose of what I like to call Pintereality. I’ve gotten a few requests asking me how I created this brain for my classroom wall.  The glowing brain you see on Pinterest is a finished product.  The...

The Learning Space 9

The Learning Space

I think a lot about setting up the perfect learning space.  By perfect I mean three things: It inspires thinking. It welcomes kids. It feels like home.    In getting ready for next year, I am tossing around different theme ideas.  I *think* I have settled on two (yes, I...