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"Welcome to Our Neck of the Woods" bear and fish bulletin board

Use dixie cups to keep posters a little bit off the wall. Good for various clip charts! Sliding Into Second Grade: Show Off Your Space Linky!

Sliding Into Second Grade: Show Off Your Space Linky!

Hide questions under their seat and announce 'hot seat' sometime during the day. Whoever has a question under their seat has to answer it. Perfect way to review/have fun! This is an idea from kindergarten that could be used in ANY grade!!

Kindergarten Smiles: Common Core

The 100 Best Video Sites For Educators

100 Best Video Sites For Educators - Edudemic

Bags at the dollar store for each student to store their independent reading books, reading response notebooks, writer's notebooks, word work notebooks, post-it notes and a pencil. I put a command hook on each desk for them to keep their bag. It has been so much easier than finding a place to store bulky book boxes and the kids love to carry them around the classroom.

Taping off the board. Did this in my 6th grade classroom...worked like a dream!

The Good Life: My New Classroom!

Go to your local Lowes or Home Depot and have them cut a showerboard into 1'x1' squares for you. It will cost $10 instead of $100 for a class set.

Clever sentence strip storage - affix hooks on surface, binder clips on strips, hang. Neat and handy!

Mini Anchor Chart Stand. Perfect for use during small group instruction! Directions for how to make this are included in the post.

Mini Anchor Chart Stand (Falling Into First)

22 Creative Classroom Door Ideas

22 Creative Classroom Door Ideas - Clicky Pix

She stores all the papers for each unit/theme in binders. So smart. I keep cramming stuff into bursting filing cabinets.

Mrs. Terhune's First Grade Site!: Organization

A dish drying rack is used as a teacher's folder and pen organizer and LOADS more guided reading ideas.

Guided Reading Organization Made Easy |

Valentine's Day Bulletin Board/Door for the Craft-Phobic Teacher - spread the love! This could easily be used at any time of year - you could have students write something they love about their class or school, an act of kindness from another student, etc.

Every life with its crosses to bear and struggles can be used for good ~ find your happy ending. :)

Weak Things - Christian Posters | Slingshot Publishing

Whole Brain Teaching: 10 Ways to Praise

Whole Brain Teaching: 10-Finger Woo! Alternatives - Bloglovin

Create your own Book Hospital: A place for students to place all damaged books. No more interruptions from children needing tape for ripped pages!

Wrinkled Hearts: Bully Prevention Lesson

Wrinkled Hearts: Bully Prevention Lesson

SO many easy tricks to use with your SMART board!!!!!

Tech Talk for Teachers: Let's Get SMART®

Substitute Folder FREEBIES

Substitute Folder Example

Months of the Year ~ Cut and glue.

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