Hannah Braun is a former teacher with 8 years of experience in the classroom and a master's degree in early childhood education. She designs engaging, organized classroom resources for 1st-3rd grade teachers.

What Every Teacher Should Know About Teaching Vocabulary

What Every Teacher Should Know About Teaching Vocabulary

Research and best practices for teaching vocabulary in the elementary classroom. I’m back this week linking up with #TeacherMom for her Building Back to School series.  This week we’re talking about language tools.  I’ve done some digging to see what research tells us about teaching vocabulary.  Here’s what I found:   A Strong Vocabulary Is…

iPad Giveaway!

My friends at the iTeach blogs and I are excited to announce a big back to school giveaway!  One lucky teacher will win an iPad Air 2, an owl case, a stylus pen, and a $15 iTunes gift card so you can get some apps.   Just click the picture to enter using the rafflecopter over…

Teacher Humor 19

Teacher Humor – I used to work in a smaller town that had one WalMart and that’s where you’d find everybody on the weekends.  The second I got cranky with my kid, tried to pick out some underwear, or looked for any health and hygiene products…”HI MRS. BRAUN!!!”  Ahhhh!   It’s all fun and games…

the loudest sound in the room...***facepalm*** #teacherproblems

Teacher Humor 18

Teacher Humor {{{SIIIIGGHHH}}} It’s been too long… definitely time for another installment of teacher humor! So we all know the student who is sure they’re being ever-so-helpful by SHHHHing the rest of the class with a force only know to cat-5 hurricanes.   There are many classroom mysteries.  Maybe you’ve encountered this one.  If I…