The Wall of Shame Revisted

Just over a year ago, I posted about a new feature of my classroom: The Spelling Wall of Shame. Presided over by my wicker mermaid and a tiki head, and featuring the giant OMG eraser, it has become sort of a tourist attraction. My kids bring their friends in before school and challenge them to […]

How Many Words is This Picture Worth?

(Yes, that is a wicker mermaid. Don’t ask. Try to decipher the intended words. I’ll be back at the end with the answers, and we’ll see how many you were able to get.) In my classroom, you never know when a whim of yours truly can almost instantly become an institution. Example: Shooting baskets at […]