Thursday, June 30, 2011

Voice Levels

So a few of you were pretty interested in the Voice Levels banner I posted about below on the Vista Print Post ... before I start let me make sure you're aware I did not create this poster, it was an idea shared with me on the 2nd Grade Teachers Club ( I can't remember her name or if she even has a blog, but if you do please let me know so I can give proper credit).

SO this is how it works -- I uploaded the file to vista print to make a custom banner, once uploaded I stretched it to fit as big as I could on the Small Size Banner.  Here is the file you could print yourself or use vista print.

The first time I used Vista Print I only used the items that were listed as free.  When I got that first order in, they included a coupon code which pretty much gave me access to ALL the items on their site including all the cool designs, not just the ones under "Free"  you were also able to edit the designs and make them more personal.  I was able to use that same coupon code quite a few times, that is how I got so much for Free!!  But you can too it's easy and all you do is pay for the shipping ... just be careful there is a limit and once you hit that you will pay full price for items that go over.  Oh and sometimes you get coupons that offer free uploads which is how you can upload for instance the voice level poster for FREE too!  I have a few coupons I have scanned in they are kinda old so I apologize if the codes are no longer working but it's worth a try ...  Hope this helps please feel free to ask me any questions!!

Voice Levels Poster

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Vista Print

Many of you probably already know about this really cool website!  I just wanted to share some of the things I had made for my class this past year, check out Mrs. Lamb's Blog she has some wonderful ideas and many of my Vista Print Ideas came from her!! I'm thinking of some new things for this year, I'll be sure to post when I do!  Here are a few of the things I've done in the past ...

Business Card - I would use this and put it on their desk before they would get to school in the morning if their desk were REALLY clean!!!

Small Size Banner - Voice Levels (this idea came from a teacher at the 2nd Grade Teachers Club)

Postcard - I would send these home as a reminder for conferences

Same Post card, this is the back

Business Card - Used this for students to take home when they reached the top of the behavior chart!


Small Size banner - this hung from the ceiling over my classroom Library

Another postcard

And another Postcard I would give out for Birthdays!!

If you haven't check out this site click on the link they have free stuff and once you order that, you get coupons for even more free stuff, all you pay is shipping ... EVERYTHING above was FREE!!!

My new Classroom!!!

I can't believe it's been forever since I have posted ... I'm taking summer Grad classes and have been super busy!  Anyway I couldn't help but share my excitement ... I went by the new school I will be teaching at this coming up year to pick up some resources and found out the room I thought I was going to be in had switched ... I got a sneak peak and it's HUGE!!!  I am so excited for the possibilities in this room, I can't wait to get in there in August to start putting it all together :)  Here are a few pics of the room ...

Sunday, June 5, 2011

Proud Member of TBA !!

Check out my new post on TBA .. if you have not seen this blog yet -- go check it out now ... you wont regret it!!!

My New Design and Button!!!

YAY!!!!!!  My new design is up and running ;-)  Thank you soooo much Kristen you are so creative and talented!  If you haven't seen her blog you must check it out -- Ladybug Teaching Resources!

I also have a new button ...

All About 2nd Grade ....... is now ......  Mrs. Petite's Teaching Passion

Sooo if you have my blog button on your page already could you please :) change it to my new one!!!  Thank you :)  

Thursday, June 2, 2011

Excited for new beginnings!

SO it's official I am moving to 4th grade, I will be at a new school as well ... at first this freaked me out and I was worried about being in a new school with new people ... well I got to meet my new team yesterday and today and they are just AWESOME!!!  It will be bittersweet to leave my old school behind, but I will always keep in touch with the friends I have made.  But I am very excited for next year and the opportunity I have!  On another not I am getting a new blog design from Kristen over at Ladybug Teaching Resources!!  I am sooo excited for my blog makeover can't wait!