FUN SCIENTIFIC METHOD ACTIVITY: This is "Sam" the gummy worm wearing a life-saver life jacket. Get your students to explore the scientific method by saving "Sam". A great and fun group activity for students to explore the scientific method: All you need is a gummy worm, a life saver, 4 paper clips and a plastic cup.
Saving Sam - group work and problem solving activity
instagram bulletin board - post pics all year!
Draw The Line At: instagram bulletin board
This is so much better than a concern/problem box.
Third Grade Galore: Favorite Pins Friday
Brain Breaks with dice
Roll Some Fun Freebie
10 Ways to Use one iPad in the classroom
Primary Punch: 10 Ways to Use 1 iPad in your classroom!
Hmmm... Don't waste time sifting through piles of worksheets - save yourself the headache and create a “master book,” a tool that organizes all your papers and keeps them all in one place. Tackle your mound of papers by sorting through each one, tossing what you don't need and keeping one copy of every important worksheet. Place them in a 3-ring binder with dividers for each month.
AWESOME!!!! Use green, yellow, and red colored cups for group work. When a table gets too loud, change the cup to yellow. If the table continues to be too loud, the cup gets changed to red; this means a loss of group time. Students now have to do their work independently and silently.
Tweet Me - exit tickets and in class "tweets"
Teaching binder keeps all family info in one place......so handy!
I've got to do this next year New Student Pack. Make 5 extra at the beginning of the year and include: the name tag, lunch number, birthday candle for our display, labels for folders, desk plates, spelling folders, take-home folders, notebooks, beginning of the year information notes, brochure about our classroom, etc.
Click on the link and read this blog! Its a must for all teachers - new and veteran alike. I cannot tell what my favorite tip is!
Consensograms - combining a gallery walk with data collection. What a great activity for the first days of school! From Ginger Snaps Treats for Teachers.
This is a bulletin board where students can put up anything they are proud of, whether it's a picture, drawing or good grades. I like this because the kids choose what they post!
Class expectations: success, willpower, attitude, and goals.
Extra papers from the day go in the folders... perfect for make-ups!!
Table Top Twitter! This writing activity can be used as a quick formative assessment tool to see what students are comprehending and also able to see what connections they can make to the text. Each student can be given a different color of marker to respond in so that teacher is able to see individual student understanding.
Graffiti Wall Review Activity-Useful to have students 'graffiti' what they know before a test. Teacher can read and fill in whatever seems to be misunderstood or needs to be emphasized.