It was founded on the idea that education starts in the imagination, and even the best educators can use some support. Providing one-of-a-kind, research-based curricula for teachers in upper elementary classrooms, Young Teacher Love is a place where knowledge meets inspiration. Here you’ll find a wealth of classroom resources, tools, and (best of all) possibilities…
The most important lesson I’ve learned since I began teaching is that we are not alone. Whether you’re new to the field or more experienced, we’ve all felt the need for creative and quality resources in a fast-changing education environment.
In 2012, having found myself in a classroom with absolutely no curriculum materials, I had no choice but to create them. It was hard, trying work, but my dream to ignite passion and excitement for learning in my students tugged at me. I knew I couldn’t be the only teacher struggling for the right tools to realize their ambitions, so I began Young Teacher Love blog by pooling together resources, writing research-based posts, and sharing my ideas with other educators. Soon I was hearing from teachers who’d applied my practices in their own classrooms. Like me, they were seeing their students become accountable, intrinsically motivated, and better readers and mathematicians. The shared successes were invigorating. Since then, connecting with other teachers through blogging has become a passion.
As Young Teacher Love has grown, it’s become the resource I wish I’d always had: rigorous, creative, easy-to-use, and most importantly, fun! I love taking high-level, in-depth teaching concepts and breaking them down into easy-to-use plans and information. My goal is to take some anxiety out of our jobs and fill them with more excitement and innovation. There is no better feeling in the world than knowing I am helping teachers and students all over the world. Whether you’re a young, new-to-the-profession teacher or a long-time educator looking for some support and community, welcome! I’m so glad you found my classroom.
Kristine Nannini is proud to be featured in Scholastic Instructor Magazine, The Associated Press, Huffington Post, Yahoo News, Khan Academy Website, Teachers Pay Teachers, and multiple district websites