PP: "I got the adhesive whiteboard roll from Amazon, stuck it to the table, sealed the sides with a little duct tape, and viola!" .....Follow for Free 'too-neat-not-to-keep' literacy tools other fun teaching stuff :)
Easy Student-Pairing Idea~ Put the names of the kids who you do not want to be together on the smaller circle, and then write the names of the other students on the outside circle. To create groups, just spin the wheel!
Fabulous Fourth Grade: A Look Around Our Rooms
Wear an old sock over your shoe. Go for a nature walk. Remove sock, spritz with water & put into a ziploc bag. Hang the bag in a window for 2 weeks....watch what GROWS! Very cool! Also check out Mrs. Drake's webpage for science resources. It's a GOLDMINE!
Mrs. Drakes room -SCIENCE
cd case for organizing diecut letters
Tell kids that d's wear diapers. They think it is so funny and they remember where to put the circle part! So glad I found this! One of my kids can never remember which way these go no matter how many times I tell her!
Make your grading policies visible and understandable to kids.
32 Super Fun Scavenger Hunt Ideas for Kids
Level It Books: This is a wonderfully simple app to use that allows a person to scan in a books ISBN and get a Reading Level. However, not only does it give a Reading Level, but a teacher can create an account and track their students Reading/Lexile level as well. Some other great features is the ability to manually search for a book, create a digital library of books, and more.
Level It app lets you scan a book to find reading level.
For all my teacher friends!! Love this idea of using Vista Print business cards as classroom rewards/punch cards
100 things that I Love. Great idea for students to put in their Writer's Notebook and use to help them find ideas for writing.
'highlighter' sticks= popsicle sticks & file folder tabs
Here's a great poster for giving students suggestions for what to say when they don't know an answer.
After several requests, I re-edited this for use in school assemblies. This is best viewed in widescreen mode. The text is slowed down a bit so it's easier to follow. If you enjoy, feel free to Pin, Like, Tweet, Retweet, Reddit, Digg, +1. Tumbl, StumbleUpon, Tag or share with someone who needs to see it! xoxo
From pinner: After several requests, I re-edited this for use in school assemblies. This is best viewed in widescreen mode. The text is slowed down a bit so it's easier to follow. With Speak?