First day project: Friend Tree. Everyone puts their thumb print on the tree then teacher later frames it and hangs it as a reminder that we are all friends. I could even use it at open house and let the parents join us since we're all a team.
At open house parents put their wish for the year in it. I love this idea!
Roll-an-Emotion Fluency Activity. I like this as an exercise for my drama class.
Amazing website... it gives specific books for whatever strategy you are teaching!
Interesting twist on CAFE for upper elementary. I'll have to check this out!
Checkout this great post on Bulletin Board Ideas!
For my teacher friends!!! Hilarious teacher sayings! I'll be adding this to my wall this week!!
What to Do When Your Child Can't Remember What He Reads | easy comprehension strategies | @Scholastic
Meet the Teacher Night - Parents can follow the signs and do everything you need them to do before the first day of school. Ends with a little gift for the student and the parent to welcome them into the class.
Brain-based research shows that there are major differences between boys and girls in terms of reasoning and learning.