## Unwrapping Holiday Classroom Ideas: Holiday Themed Math

Happy December! I’m super excited to be writing today all about Holiday Themed Math! Who is excited to begin celebrating this glorious holiday season? Have you already started decorating? So thrilled to join up with the incredibly talented  “Focused On Fifth” for 12 Days of Holiday Classroom Fun!   Holiday Themed Math The classroom is…

## Halloween Multiplication Resources – Great Fun for October!

Today I’m excited to share my Halloween resources with all of you! My favorite is my new Halloween Multiplication Color by Code Practice Activities! October is one of my favorite times of year, and I get excited at both home and school! {Plus I’ll be sharing a FREE download at the end of the post, so make…

## Work Smart…Not Harder!

Hello everyone! ARE YOU REAAADDDY!!! It is Finally here! Today I am linking with Laura from Where the Magic Happens, Krista from Teaching Momster, and Lisa from PAWsitively Teaching! I have joined forces once again with my bloggy friends to bring you the best, most amazing giveaway on this Labor Day weekend! All of us…

## My 3 Top Ways to Teach Multiplication and Division Fact Power

Today I’m super excited to share with all of you how I teach multiplication and division to my students! So let’s get started!! Having Fact Power Learning multiplication and division facts with fluency and accuracy is crucial to higher math skills. Here are my 3 top ways I teach Multiplication and Division Fact Power Mastery……

## First Day Tried and True Linky Party

Howdy! I am Tricia from Tricia’s Terrific Teaching Trinkets! So excited to be a part of this linky party.  Let’s get this party started! I love the first day of school!  The night before the first day, I am a bit nervous and have a hard time sleeping… just like my kiddos. Here is my…

## Turn Your Beliefs into Actions

Hi there! My name is Tricia from Tricia’s Terrific Teaching Trinkets. I have been a First and Second Grade the past 19 years.  Two years ago, I left the classroom to specialize in math Kindergarten to Fifth Grade. As an educator, I feel like I am constantly evolving because of the amazing teaching colleagues I…

## Greeter and Mystery Walker

Here is an awesome behavior management strategy that has worked for me magnificently the past two years. Greeter! I created this weekly job in my classroom to accompany “The Leader in Me” program. The student greeter stands next to me in the doorway at the beginning of class, as we both “Welcome” the students to…

## Make It Monday

SUMMER TRICIA is here so I tried something new today on my first day of summer break!  I am linking up with onefabteacher.blogspot.com and 4thgradefrolics.blogspot.com for “Make It Monday” Mission: To make something Terrific!  Today I went to Michaels to purchase some beads, 3D stickers and a large glue gun (I left mine at school), and grabbed…

## Organizing Files

One thing that makes me “happy” and my heart pitter patter is pretty neatly organized spaces.  A few years ago when I had a student teacher in her lead teaching, I purged, reorganized and developed a new file system. It was the best of both worlds…I stayed in the classroom for support and as an…

## Bio

Well, hello! So excited for my first blog posting! While all my teacher friends are “winding down” and in a whirlwind of assessing, completing unit studies and preparing for end of the year graduations…I am actually starting a teaching blog! Crazy I know! Why now, you ask? Well I started a new journey in November that has…