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.

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Monday Made It: February

It’s time for Monday Made It with 4th Grade Frolics! Have you heard of “The Progressions” for Common Core math?  I went to a workshop a while ago and the presenter said The Progressions is like a Common Core math bible!  I thought, why was I never given a copy or a link to this…

What The Teacher Wore Wednesday 2

This week I was excited to pull some clothes out that I had packed away when I was pregnant (and then recovering from being pregnant) so I had some “new” items to work with.  Here’s what I came up with: pink tank top – Anthropologie sale rack gray pants – a thrift store find black…

Teacher Funnies 13

Let’s start February off right with some teacher humor! I usually assign partners and kids say, “Why can’t we pick our own partners?”  Uh yeah, I know how that will turn out… It seems like the kid who can find every little typo and word that you said incorrectly, is also the same kid who…

What the Teacher Wore Wednesday

I’ve been struggling with a few fashion quandaries lately: A) I’m 31 but my closet is stuck in my 20s. B) I love color and texture so my clothes are mostly “one hit wonders” and don’t play well with others C) I’ve been convinced that slim cut/skinny pants are only for teenagers… but I’m realizing…

Teacher Funnies 12

Here is your daily dose of teacher humor, enjoy!: This seems to be a problem at many schools:   They always do this:  You’ve just read a story problem, or the first sentence of your read aloud, and someone’s hand is frantically waving.  You think they must have something amazing to say so you call…