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Hiiiii, I'm Nesli. Yes, pronounced like the chocolate.

Ohhhh my goodness, welcome, welcomeeee!! I am so happy you found my little space on the internet and I’m BEYOND excited that you’re here.  I cannot wait to get to you know you and become teacher friends! I’m a 2nd grade teacher and super passionate about sparking curiosity & a joy for learning in my students. I want my students to not only LOVE coming to school, but I want them to be curious & eager to learn allllll the things. So you’ll find that I work really hard to create engaging & low prep resources that will make my students smile, think & even giggle a little! And I want to share with YOU what has helped me become a happy and less overwhelmed teacher again. 🙂

About this teacher

What's with the name The Teacher Wears Prada?

What is the Teacher Wears Prada?

  • I help with making word problems less scary & less serious by providing you with done-for-you word problems that reveal fun, cheesy jokes.
  • I help with creating a classroom culture of curiosity and excitement for learning by integrating fun facts into your math block (I’ll show you how!)
  • I help you spend less time on Pinterest and more time feeling inspired and motivated about teaching every day with engaging, low-prep, & rigorous activities!
  • I create “Prada-quality” teaching resources. “Prada quality” in the teaching world is basically classroom resources that are beautiful, high quality, standards based, creative & engaging.

How does The Teacher Wears Prada help with all that?

Freebies like these:

Unravel the Mystery Fact Math Puzzles

Digital Mystery Fact Game (addition & subtraction)

Digital Mystery Fact Game (multiplication)

Word of the Day Vocabulary Sheets

TPT Resources like these:

Daily Word Problems

2nd Grade Unravel the Fact Math Puzzles

3rd Grade Unravel the Fact Math Puzzles

Digital Mystery Fact Addition & Subtraction Bundle

Digital Mystery Fact Multiplication Game

So, what’s with the Prada name?

Ok, ok. So, no I don’t actually wear Prada.  I just really loved the movie, The Devil Wears Prada. Ha. Anne Hathway, anyone? I just loveee her! Oh my gosh, The Princess Diaries and Ella Enchanted…soooo good. But really though. As I was watching that movie yearssss ago, the name just came to me. And since I love all things fashion and only wish I could afford to wear Prada, the name was perfect. Although my “Prada” is considered dresses from Loft and Target, I always felt it was important to look nice and dress up for work, even if I was sitting on the floor with the kids. That being said, when I’m not in the classroom you can find me in yoga pants, converses, and a cute headband, of course.

More about me..

I graduated from the College of William and Mary in VA with a double major in Elementary Education and Psychology. I’m a nerd and love to research & learn new things in education. I have been teaching for 10 years. I’ve taught first, second, third & fourth grade! 2nd grade is hands down my favorite grade to teach! You’ll find that many of the resources I create are geared towards 2nd and 3rd grade, for now. 4th grade resources are coming soon.

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Do your daily word problems, make you laugh out loud? I help teachers save time with rigorous done-for-you word problems that will make you & your students LOL with a Joke of the Day.