Need some digital activities for the holidays this year? Here are my top digital activities for "The Polar Express." Perfect for primary and elementary students, these activities will bring the book or movie to life in a fun and engaging way. @thepresentteacher

Wonderful “The Polar Express” Activities for Distance Learning

I still remember the first time I saw “The Polar Express” as a child. The movie seemed so vivid and magical that for days I seemed to play “The Polar Express” in my backyard.  As a teacher, I realize just how magical and impactful the “The Polar Express” book and the movie are.  As a …

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Are you trying to incorporate Keywords and Keyword Research into your Teachers Pay Teachers Store, but you're not sure where to start? In this article I will show you easy free ways to utilize Keywords in your TPT Store. Plus a FREE Workbook on 2 other free ways to do Keyword Research. @thepresentteacher

How to Use Keyword Research to Make Irresistible Descriptions and Titles For TPT Sellers

“A vision without a strategy remains an illusion.” -Lee Bolman When I first started my Teachers Pay Teachers store “The Present Teacher,” I felt like I was constantly chasing a dream. I would read resource after resource until I created my strategy.  As I mentioned in “Why You Should Mentor-Down,” this wasn’t a good idea. …

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Needing some winter digital activities for your Virtual Classroom? These "Sneezy the Snowman" Distance Learning activities are perfect for Pre-K, Kindergarten, and 1st grade students. Click now to read more! @thepresentteacher

Digital “Sneezy the Snowman” Activities that will Transform Your Winter

I’ve always loved Winter. The crunch of snow under my boots. That amazing wood smell from a wood-burning stove. The crisp cold air tickling my nose. And my lungs burning as I sip a spicy frothy Chai Tea Latte.  I can’t believe it’s already November. And with winter right around the creator, I have been …

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Need ways to Differentiate Instruction in your Virtual Classroom? Click now to read my step by step process on how I Differentiate Instruction while Distance Learning and why. #differentiatinginstructionstrategies @thepresentteacher

How to Differentiate Instruction While Distance Learning

“Finally, as a Virtual Teaching Kindergarten Teacher, I was able to breathe and rest easy knowing that my students were actually learning.” This is me now.  But it wasn’t that long ago when I was hastily packing up my classroom. Grabbing everything in sight as we ventured into the unknown world of Distance Learning.  I …

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Are you Distance Learning this Halloween and need some ideas? These 6 engaging "The Five Little Pumpkins" Digital Activities are perfect for Halloween this year. @thepresentteacher

6 Engaging Digital Activities For “The Five Little Pumpkins”

I still remember the best Halloween ever from when I was a kid. Candy littered the classroom as my teacher listened to the song “The Five Little Pumpkins.” We eagerly started on our crafts. Gluing Pumpkins down with popsicle sticks and talking about all of the candy and houses we were going to visit that …

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