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.

when the staff meeting has already run 15 minutes over... #teacherproblems

Teacher Funnies 10

It’s time for another installment of teacher funnies! Nobody likes staff meetings, especially when this happens… I used to get really frustrated about kids that wouldn’t do work for me in class, and then I decided maybe the parents should help shoulder the burden. When you get your class list for a new school year,…

Teacher Funnies 9

Just in time to help you push through until winter break…teacher funnies!!! Teacher: Joey, do you have your homework today? Joey: No, my mom forgot to put it in my backpack. Love that excuse. We call this “snaggle tooth” in my family: I do love moms who send cutesy (or even just delicious) treats for…

area anchor chart

Kinesthetic Area and Perimeter

Here’s an easy idea for teaching area and perimeter that your students will love! Take them outside (but first, make it clear that it’s not recess time!). Have them follow behind you in a line as you walk around the edge of the basketball court (or playground, or blacktop, or whatever you have).  Yell out…