Lisa James

Lisa James

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*TOTALLY FREE!* One of the best ways for students to edit, is with their peers. Often when editors get a chance to look at another person's writing, they can pick up on quite of few of the mistakes that the original author never would have noticed. This peer editing sheet was created in order to give students a structured and organized way to critically analyze their classroom peers writing efforts.

*TOTALLY FREE!* One of the best ways for students to edit, is with their peers. Often when editors get a chance to look at another person's writing, they can pick up on quite of few of the mistakes that the original author never would have noticed. This peer editing sheet was created in order to give students a structured and organized way to critically analyze their classroom peers writing efforts.

I couldn't find a poster for this phenomenal tool for teaching the growth mindset in my classroom. I created one and wanted to share it with you! I hope you and your students enjoy it!Visit my store for more creations!

I couldn't find a poster for this phenomenal tool for teaching the growth mindset in my classroom. I created one and wanted to share it with you! I hope you and your students enjoy it!Visit my store for more creations!

Tales from a Very Busy Teacher: Three Ways to Implement Growth Mindset {in the classroom}

Tales from a Very Busy Teacher: Three Ways to Implement Growth Mindset {in the classroom}

I know I have been guilty in the past of not asking my students enough higher order thinking questions.  If I don’t make a conscious effort to ask open ended questions, I find myself asking a lot of yes or no questions, or questions that have only one right answer. I really wanted to focus...Read More »

I know I have been guilty in the past of not asking my students enough higher order thinking questions. If I don’t make a conscious effort to ask open ended questions, I find myself asking a lot of yes or no questions, or questions that have only one right answer. I really wanted to focus...Read More »

Guided Reading Observations Checklist Copy this page back and front to have an easy-to-use checklist when reading in small groups. Having all students (up to 6) from the same reading group on the one page, makes it easy for the teacher to quickly tick off things that are observed or take notes without having to leaf through several pieces of paper.

Guided Reading Observations Checklist Copy this page back and front to have an easy-to-use checklist when reading in small groups. Having all students (up to 6) from the same reading group on the one page, makes it easy for the teacher to quickly tick off things that are observed or take notes without having to leaf through several pieces of paper.

Join my on my journey in my First Grade Classroom! Come on by for a visit because there's always something fun happening in Firstieland!

Join my on my journey in my First Grade Classroom! Come on by for a visit because there's always something fun happening in Firstieland!

My favorite books for teaching character traits, actions, and feelings! Read the post for more lessons!

My favorite books for teaching character traits, actions, and feelings! Read the post for more lessons!

Brain Break Sticks: I don't teach but I can see this being good for me during work. Sometimes you just need a break from the computer screen. Might as well get in some type of workout in.

Brain Break Sticks: I don't teach but I can see this being good for me during work. Sometimes you just need a break from the computer screen. Might as well get in some type of workout in.