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Revising and Editing Anchor Chart -- might use real cups with different colors of markers per cup. student uses marker from cup to mark only those corrections. switches cup and marker color and marks next set of corrections, etc.

What's Skow-ing on in 4th Grade??: Anchor Charts for Writing

wow - living math - learning math through read aloud literature. great book lists. lesson plans.

Using Living Math Article

No More Name Plates... I have done this since my first year teaching! I had a very smart mentor!

Timeouts and Tootsie Rolls: No More Name Plates

GREAT idea for homework organization---or any work that needs to be turned in! You can quickly see who is missing their work!

2nd Grade Stuff: Managing Your Turn-In Tray Using Clothespins

"Falling for Foreshortening" portraits - 4th Grade

Fourth grade - Art with Mrs. Leishear

"Falling for Foreshortening" portraits - 4th Grade

Fourth grade - Art with Mrs. Leishear

Getting to know you... Maybe for camp

She's crafty: Get to know you games

Check out the step-by-step guide to setting up interactive notebooks (pics included).

The Middle School Mouth

"What Stuck With You Today?" - Awesome end of the day activity!

"What Stuck With You Today?" - Awesome end of the day activity!

Clutter-Free Classroom: Organizing Teacher Evaluation Evidence {Paper Organization in the Classroom Danielson Framework & Massachusetts Mode...

Totally buying this for small group! Perfect for boards and expo markers! Cozy Kindergarten: Classroom Organization Ideas

Cozy Kindergarten: Classroom Organization Ideas

Early Finishers Bulletin Board - would have to change a few of these for math

This will make getting a new student 100 times easier. I'm constantly, scurrying around to give them all of the things they need. Love this idea!

Classroom Organizing Tips - Paperblog

Thinking about trying this. I have so many kids who are absent! It's so hard to keep up with this!

The Kindergarten Pod: March 2013

Your Job -vs- My Job: This is a great back to school activity. We met up at the small group table and discussed jobs that students might have, and the jobs a teacher has to do. We discussed what would happen if we didn't do these things? Once we created our anchor chart we all signed it as a contract reminding ourselves of the importance of being responsible and doing our jobs in the classroom.

Hawk's Nest: 1st 7 days of school recap (part 1)

First day of school. Did this on the second day - thought it worked better - added "My favorite part of the first day of school was..." They LOVED this!

Mrs. Robinson's Classroom Blog: Meaningful First Week Activities

First week of school - activities and schedule. Includes a lot of technology!!!

Name maps. Great icebreaker for the 1st day/week of school. Fun way to get to know your students. Makes a cute back to school bulletin board too. FREE template.

More Back To School Ideas! Another Icebreaker Idea.

first week of school activity to do as a class or when they start to forget about being responsible :)