Back to school/summa time!
Classroom Freebies Too: Get to know the TEACHER
A collection of back-to-school books assembled by Jennifer Struss, who says these "are great for setting the tone for community-building in the classroom. They are all picture books, but older children will appreciate them as well, and they are short enough to read during Morning Meeting."
Classroom Freebies: Establishing Routines on Day ONE!
first week of school activity to do as a class- good way to lead into "rule creating"
Games for students to get to know their classmates!
Cooperative learning strategy for creating classroom rules
Back To School Freebie with Find a Buddy Who Bingo
Beginning of the Year Team Building Activities Ice Breaker Get to Know You Ideas
30 Beginning of the Year Activities, Team Building, Ice Breakers, Get to Know you- including art, vocab, writing, and more!
This is a GREAT list of procedures to teach at the beginning of the year.
Pinner said: I have half of these cards up in my class and my kids love choosing their goal each day and I have noticed a huge difference in the way they are during the day. They really like reaching their goals, and it's helping teach them to manage themselves in a different way. LOVE THESE SO MUCH!!
Great website! Really like this idea for having goals each day/ week.
Printable Black Polka Dot Schedule Cards
Team Building Beginning of the Year Ideas
OPEN HOUSE.....so many amazing ideas! Open house Stations, how wonderful.
This is a comprehensive 7 page document that lists and categorizes every single procedure/routine to teach in your classroom. This takes all of the guess work out of your beginning of the year management plan.