As a new teacher, I find that I can feel isolated in my own classroom. One thing that forces me to think beyond my classroom and get connected with people outside my school site is the SLANTBox Exchange hosted by Jameson from Lessons with Coffee. If you haven’t signed up for one of these exchanges before, you are paired with a teacher (sometimes two) for the monthly exchange. You spend the month emailing and getting to know your partner. Near the end of the month, you send a fun-filled box that is personalized just for your partner. Each month has a cute theme, and one of the items has to be handmade.
February’s theme was: I Love Education
For all of you that are interested in signing up for the next SLANTBox exchange, Jameson has just opened up March sign-ups (they end on Friday the 6th). I would highly recommend it!