FREE. Open a positive line of communication with parents from Day 1. Have parents fill out this simple note at Meet the Teacher night so you can learn about their child before the year even begins.
TheHappyTeacher: Back to School Communication & Elapsed Time
Reading Comprehension Dice Game FREE
Reading Comprehension Dice Game
Expectations, expectations, expectations!
Fun in First Grade: 1st Day of School Tips
Classroom organization: stick Command hooks on your wall and attach baskets to them. Great for stations!
DIY Inexpensive Gifts for Students - Teaching Heart Blog
If I ever go back to first.... She's also working on a second and third grade set.
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I like this because it can be used to keep not only the teacher organized but the students as well. You can label the container the different subjects in which to turn in your homework, test, or for paper that are to be sent home the next day. And that they are small enough that you can have multiple containers and can stack them on top of each other withour taking up too much room.
Stay organized!! Helps keep piles off the desk!
This is a cute title for an Earth Day display featuring your students' art projects: "The EARTH without ART is just EH."
I love this idea!!! Have students update what they are currently reading on part of the iPod...
Teacher blog about how she uses tech in her class
Conference ideas and parent gifts
Make a ring of sites kids can visit. The name of the site, URL, and a logo picture go on the front, what you can do there (and any necessary passwords) go on the back.