Student Success

Titanic Book Series by Gordan Korman with FREE Math Worksheet

 on August 18, 2014

The Titanic is easily one of history's most well known triumphs and tragedies.  September 1, 2014 marks 32 years since the wreckage was discovered in 1985.  The Titanic, or RMS Titanic, as it was officially called, sank on April 15, 1912 after tragically hitting an iceberg that caused the ship to sink.

From the moment you utter the name of the glorious sea vessel, most people have a first reaction, from movie gurus to the history buffs.

Whip-It Up Wednesday: The Math in My Cake

 on August 15, 2014

Looking for an excuse to eat chocolate cake?  Well, look no further. This delicious recipe is flourless, dense, moist  and educational.

 I guess you can have your cake and eat it, too!

Back to School Anxiety: The Kissing Hand Lesson Plan

 on August 10, 2014

Starting School can be a pretty scary experience for some kids. Let's be honest, it can be pretty scary for teachers, too!

The thought of leaving home all day, being away from family and unknown expectations can be a little scary.

A wonderful resource for teachers to use on the first day of school to address first day fears is the book, The Kissing Hand by Audrey Penn.

All About Me: Free Printable

 on July 25, 2014

A great way to get to know your students is by having them fill out an All About Me assignment on the first day of school.

Not only will it help you learn about your students, but it will also help you assess their writing skills. 

Here is a Free Printable from! 

You can download your Freebie here

Back to School: 6 Ideas for Teachers

 on July 18, 2014

How can it be? Back to School..... It's just around the corner!

And if you're anything like me, I achieved less this summer than I anticipated. I had high hopes with grandiose plans. Are there less hours in a summer day? 

The summer has flown by at break neck speed.  The stores have done away with patio furniture and swimsuits. It's sweaters and back packs folks! I mean really, it's still 100 degrees outside!

GoNoodle: Quick and Fun Brain Breaks for Kids

 on July 5, 2014

​GoNoodle is a wonderful program to use in your classroom!

It is a free on-line website that allows short brain break videos for kids throughout the day! 

Using fun characters, interactive music and fun, your students will LOVE GoNoodle! Some of the GoNoodle videos even correlate with Common Core!

Whip-It Up Wednesday: Using Math to Make Blueberry Pancakes

 on June 29, 2014

There is nothing quite like a hot fresh blueberry pancake piping hot off the griddle.

The warm cakes, filled with fresh, sweet blueberries, coved with a little pat of melted butter and real maple syrup!

It's not often that I indulge in pancakes. My breakfast usually consists of hot coffee with cream...repeat.

But for a fun treat, a nice Sunday morning breakfast or if blueberries are in season, this recipe will not disappoint.  

Math Scavenger Hunt - Free Printable Worksheet

 on June 26, 2014

What is more fun than a Scavenger Hunt?

Running around with your siblings or friends trying to complete your list before another group completes theirs? Fun, Fun,  and more Fun!

At, we are always looking for ways to help kids include math into their daily lives, while still having fun!

So, here is a great idea for you and your kids! A Math Scavenger Hunt!

Rock-N-Roll Outdoor Math Game

 on June 25, 2014

We played this fun math game outside today.  All you need is a piece of chalk and two little stones.  Create a tic-tac-toe board and fill it in with numbers. 


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