Use the dust jackets from books to make an easy bunting for your library.
36 Clever DIY Ways To Decorate Your Classroom
We did this for our staff apprec. We had pics of staff and I cutout racing helmets on them.
Growing Confidence--Helping Students Succeed with Math Facts...check out my post today with some tips regarding math facts, interventions, and helping students BELIEVE they can make progress!
3 Favorite Things
The Good, The Bad, and The Wonderful of Math Workshop - blog post by First Grade Kate
Close Reading...a fun little post and a close reading freebie!
method for encouraging kids to form opinions and back them up with evidence
Opinions and Evidence
Bouncy Bands are an inexpensive DIY project for those students who need to move and wiggle.
NCAEE - It's Elementary!: Bouncy Bands Help Students Stay on Task
(sample page) Valentine Domino Math Worksheets! Composing and Decomposing numbers. $
Great video showing how to practice subitizing with kids. Notice how quickly she flashes the card and how she has the child explain how he saw the number. This is a great whole class daily routine using larger cards.
Kid's Math Talk Tools
How Parents can help their child with math
Friday Five: Ways Parents Can Help with Math - For the Teachers
Great resources to help you host a Family Math Night event.
FREEBIES in the Preview!!! February Writing Activities for 1st-2nd Grades! SO MUCH is in the packet! February is a BUSY month! Here are the topics: Super Bowl, Chinese New Year, Groundhog's Day, Valentine's Day, Love, Presidents, Lincoln, Washington, Famous People, Dental Health, and the Tooth Fairy! :o) 2Nd Grade
FREEBIES in the Preview!!! February Writing Activities for 1st-2nd Grades! SO MUCH is in the packet! February is a BUSY month! Here are the topics: Super Bowl, Chinese New Year, Groundhog's Day, Valentine's Day, Love, Presidents, Lincoln, Washington, Famous People, Dental Health, and the Tooth Fairy! :o)
The Inspired Classroom: Interactive Reading Notebook Post 1
I love this as a presidents' day activity. I can just see my students having their photos made as presidents.
Workshop Wednesday: Figurative Language...see how Joanne from Head Over Heels for Teaching uses Figurative Language and Post-It Notes in her lessons.
Decomposing in Kindergarten
During activities, punch holes in the papers of students that are off task. Easy to keep track of participation when you collect the papers!