Amazing — 19 new milestone achievers this week! In this post, we’re featuring 10 terrific Teacher-Authors offering everything from ELA, math, and science resources to clip art, fonts, and more. Then explore the resources of nine more milestone-achieving Teacher-Authors. Let’s meet these amazing folks:

10 Terrific Milestone Achievers

Kimberly Geswein Fonts

1. Kudos to Kimberly Geswein Fonts in Sunny Florida

Try her: KG Miss Kindergarten Font: Personal Use

Her tip: “Don’t have perfect teacher handwriting? Fake it with this adorably sweet, neat handwritten font.”


Kindergarten Friends

2. Hello Jamie Gordon in Charleston, SC — Kindergarten Friends

Try her: Portable Primary Word Wall ~*EDITABLE*~

Her tip: “Space always seems to be an issue in my classroom. This Portable Word Wall is a great space saver and an even better writing resource. It’s filled with lots of words for our young writers to use to create exciting new stories! The best part about this product is it’s editable, so each teacher can modify it to meet the needs of his or her students!”


Brandy Owens

3. From Kentucky, it’s Brandy Owens

Try her: Common Core Writing Assessment Kit for First Grade

Her tip: “Gathering data to monitor progress and show growth in writing can be more difficult than in other subjects. Use my Common Core Writing Assessment Kits to document and assess the writing types called for in the CCSS. Pre- and post-assessments, teacher- and student-friendly rubrics, student data tracking sheets, and class data tracking sheets are included for each type of writing!”


Malia at Playdough to Plato

4. Hats off to Malia at Playdough to Plato

Try her: 30 Sight Word Games EDITABLE

Her tip: “Save tons of time and money by purchasing a sight word game pack that works with ANY word list. Whether you’re looking for an easy way to differentiate or you’re tired of buying tons of activity packs to match your unique word lists, my best-selling set is for you. Just type the words once, and they automatically load into every single game. Easy peasy, and fun to boot!”


Teacher Laura

5. Greetings, Laura Martinez in Portland, Oregon — she’s Teacher Laura

Try her: Math Manipulatives Clipart

Her tip: “Students love using hands-on materials like dice, counters, or cubes in math centers. I created this set of clipart as a go-to resource for teachers. The file is loaded with clipart images to create unique learning resources. You can make your own games, printables, or TpT products to sell using my colorful clipart!”


Ms Makinson

6. Outstanding, Ms Makinson from Kingston, Ontario

Try her: Graphic Organizers

Her tip: “Graphic organizers help students visually represent their ideas and logically organize information in order to enhance learning and understanding. A good graphic organizer can be a fantastic scaffolding tool and can provide a strong structure for promoting higher-order thinking. Place commonly used graphic organizers into plastic report covers to be used with dry erase markers. This will encourage students to use an organizer whenever they see fit!”


The First Grade Flair

7. A warm welcome to The First Grade Flair

Try her: Weather and Seasons Unit (60 pages with Assessments!)

Her tip: “Teaching weather and seasons is a blast! Use the weather graphing and thermometer activities to integrate academic vocabulary and practice important weather observation skills! The mini-books are great to create and have students put in their book boxes for reading workshop.”


Amanda Zanchelli

8. Amazing work, Amanda Zanchelli from Schaumburg, IL

Try her: Number Sense-Comparing and Ordering Numbers Math Centers

Her tip: “Engagement plays a crucial role in helping children gain a deep understanding of concepts. Engage your students and make learning fun with hands-on centers and activities that allow children to dig deeper!”


Really Reading

9. Make some noise for Karla Marano in New York — Really Reading

Try her: Road Readers Blending and Segmenting Short Vowel CVC Words Bundle

Her tip: “As a reading teacher, I’m always looking for ways to engage busy minds and busy hands. Road Readers grew out of my students’ love of toy vehicles. Now even my most reluctant learners enjoy segmenting and blending words using their favorite cars and trucks.”


April Larremore

10. Just awesome, April Larremore in the United States

Try her: Forces at Work

Her tip: “This unit contains resources for teaching little ones all about force and motion.”


What an impressive group of 10 terrific milestone achievers! Be sure to peruse holiday and second language resources to be had in Celebrating 9 More November Milestones.