Archives for August 2012

MIA = Working on my Classroom

So I have been MIA from my blog for the last couple of weeks.  That is because I have been in my classroom almost everyday getting ready for kindergarten.  In those two weeks I created my favorite classroom yet! Here is a quick little tour of my Eric Carle inspired kindergarten ... READ the POST

Happy Book Lover’s Day

Yesterday I was browsing my Facebook page and came across a post by Scholastic about Book Lover's Day.  Is there really such a day I thought?  Went to handy dandy google to check it out and found out that, yes there is such a day.  Today, August 9, 2012, is Book Lover's Day.  I ... READ the POST

Creating that Family Atmosphere & Freebies

As I get ready for the start of a new year, I've been thinking a lot about what it is that creates a comfortable classroom environment.  For me, it is diligently working from day one to turn 20+ individuals into a family.  Our class will be our home away from home for the next 9 ... READ the POST

To Do List – Pinterest Style

I don't know about you, but I absolutely LOVE Pinterest!  I believe it is because I am a visual person and I think and remember in pictures.  Since discovering Pinterest, I have not added a single item to my internet favorites, instead I pin them.  I don't always immediately look at ... READ the POST


Welcome to Teaching in Blue Jeans.  After too long as a self-proclaimed teaching blog stalker, I am taking the plunge and joining the blogging world.  I hope you will take a minute to check out the About Me tab to learn a little more about me and why I decided to start this blog.  I ... READ the POST


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