I did this, this year and my kids got it quicker then they ever had! Teaching 3-digit multiplication using colors.
First Day of School activity: Questions and "sticky" answers: What will you need to do to be successful this year? What will you [the teacher] need to do to help you be successful this year? What do you expect to learn this year in X grade? What should students be doing to make sure our class runs as smoothly as possible? School is important because... student, first week, school year, chart, 1st day, teacher, first day activities, 4th grade, back to school
First Day of School activity
Just in case I need this....:)
Leave it on a day that you dont tell your students you will be absent. Students would love this!!
Interactive Notebooks in Progress
Scientific Method: Gobstopper Science
Cub Scout recycling idea on how to make balance scales. Fun idea! We just used what we had handy, but there must be a bazillion different ways to make a simple device that you can compare the weight of two things with. The little red coffee stirrer with the styrofoam arrow made it easier for the kids to see which was heavier when it was a close call between the two weights. cub scout, reuse recycle, balanc scale, little red, filth wizardri, around the house, science classroom, homemad balanc, kid
Filth Wizardry: This site is FULL of materials you can make by recycling materials! Fantastic!
Six Classroom Questions to start off the school year! what a great idea
Instead of the official spelling homework, I am going to use this as a "may do" when a student has finished her work. (One of our options is always, "study spelling words" but this gives more direction...and it's fun!) tic tac toe, school, spelling activities, debbi dabbl, word work, spelling games, teacher, spelling practice, spelling words
Instead of the official spelling homework, I am going to use this as a "may do" when a student has finished her work. (One of our options is always, "study spelling words" but this gives more direction...and it's fun!)
From Buzzing with Ms. B: Chart to help teachers with students who have specific reading decoding difficulties.
Writing and posting objectives, or learning targets.
Print rubrics onto labels, then stick them onto student work.
5 Apps for Connecting With Parents Fast Follow By Twitter Set up a Twitter account and have parents and students follow what is going on in your classroom. apps for teachers, parent teacher communication, teacher ipad apps, ipad classroom ideas, teacher technology, school technology, technology classroom ideas, technology in the classroom, classroom technology ideas
5 Apps for Connecting With Parents #weareteachers
Stop what you're doing. Walk over and hand this to a child instead of yelling across the classroom. Repinned by SOS Inc. Resources @Christina & Porter Inc. Resources.
Middle School Classroom Decorating Ideas | ... Classrooms / Schools / classroom decor ideas middle school - Google
The students have these offices available when they are writing and can refer to the information listed there! Free download!
Cooperative Group Expectations
Back to school sales - updated weekly with the BEST deals!! #backtoschool
Free Editable Substitute Teacher Binder
Step by step guide to interactive notebooks. TONS of pics
What is a Scientist? I will be doing this! OMG I can change it up using different scientists for my different class periods! By laminating the posters I won't have to remake the posters again the following year! ;D classroom, school, science lessons, the scientist, anchor charts, mad scientists, science notebooks, science journals, kid
What is a scientist anchor chart
Printable blank passport and all you need to know to host your own "international field trip" without leaving the building. Can be catered to grades 1-6.
Twitter Door - have a laminated strip for every child and they get time to tweet about something they learned, liked or happened during school that day! Gets them writing and ties in something they're probably already interested in! exit tickets, classroom, the doors, middle school, educ, updat status, teacher, exit slips, twitter door
Facebook door- have a laminated strip for every child and they get time to update status about something they learned, liked or happened during school that day! W.O.W. station!!
Falling Into First: First Year Teacher Tips Just read the whole post and it was helpful. It's like she was talking directly to me cause right now, this is my life! teachers pay teachers, first year teacher tips, first year preschool teacher, new teachers, first year teaching tips, teacher pay, mentoring teachers, practic backtoschool, first year teachers
Falling Into First: First Year Teacher Tips
IEP at a glance sheet. OMG this is so smart...I never can keep it straight in my head what services which kid gets!!