Read the book "There" to help students create their overall goals for the school year.
Use for lesson on tattling vs. reporting
Six Classroom Questions to start off the school year
Front folders for unfinished work instead of inside desks where sometimes the work disappears into black holes. I love this idea bc it also eliminates taping name plates!
Brownie Points - When the class gets a compliment from someone other than myself for good behavior they will earn a brownie for their pan. When the pan gets full of brownies the class gets real brownies....love this!
awesome binder with full year plans, daily plans, assessment and grade sheets with standards
list of procedures to teach at the beginning of the year- written for older children but many of the ideas can be adapted for younger kids Future Classroom, Classroom Procedures, Management Ideas, Teaching Ideas, Behavior Management, Teachers Stuff, Classroom Management, Classroom Ideas, Things Teachers
This is a GREAT list of procedures to teach at the beginning of the year. Many of these are things teachers don't think about teaching.
#Motivation Giving students the language for participation is so important. Providing an anchor chart with alternatives to "I don't know!" gives them an opportunity for success, rather than to feel like they have failed. For students that need a more consistent reminder, making these on a bookmark is an excellent way to keep it in student's hands and the forefront of their minds. Classroom Image, Bookmarks, Anchor Charts, Alternative, Classroom Motivational Posters, Classroom Management, Classroom Ideas, Student Hands, Anchors Charts
Seidlitz Education...What students can say instead of IDK!
Yes/No spoons! Cheap and easy way to let every student actively participate in a lesson : ) a great way to assess and check for understanding for my evaluations Activities Participation, Check Student Understanding, Schools Ideas, Schools Stuff, Teaching Ideas, Student Activities, Classroom Management, Yes No Spoons, Classroom Ideas
LOVE THIS- Students must highlight their name before putting it in the tray. Great way to make sure all papers have names!
Beyond the grades...: Teacher Binder
Using tissue paper for borders. Step by step instructions on *how* to actually create this effect and a few suggestions on variations. Creates such a "different" look in the classroom. Diy Bulletin, Classroom Decor, Classroom Diy, Bulletin Boards, Bulletin Board Borders, Tissue Paper, Boards Ideas, Classroom Ideas, Boards Border
DIY Bulletin Board Borders www.classroomdiy....
Cute idea for learning colors
playdough filled balloons. Moldable, addicting, fun. I have to playdough.....need balloons (want to make one today?)
Students can "pin" a heart when they see acts of kindness and caring! OH MY GOSH I LOVE THIS!! Great reward to "earn" their way into our Holiday party. Doing this starting in December.
We've created this easy to use Daily 5 Check in Sheet for your students so it is easy to keep track of what choices they are making during The Daily 5. We have the students put an X in each box for each choice that they make each day.