Preparing and Motivating Students for Testing...
Great idea to motivate students to turn in their homework! How do you motivate students to turn homework in??? school attendance ideas, classroom prize ideas, motivating teachers, class management ideas, classroom competition, classroom motivators, classroom motivation, classroom attendance ideas, classroom management
Could do with attendance, too!
Just Reed: Ten Pin Linky Week Two: Classroom Management
Hippo Hooray for Second Grade!: Pandora in the Classroom
Interactive SMART Board Games: Making review games fun through the smartboard (Who Wants to Be a Millionaire, Are you Smarter than a 5th Grader, Jeopardy, Deal or No Deal, Classroom Feud)
healthy ways to deal with stress
Tops and Bottoms (book)
Character traits: FAST in reading notebooks Use to write responses, and give the WHY to the "T" part.
25 online field trips -- look at swimming with the blue whales during Ocean Unit, tour the Smithsonian - Great site!
I am such an amazing teacher, they should pack as many students as possible into my classroom. Said no teacher ever.
Kids can bind the books they make with a hole punch, rubber band, and paper clip -- way more fun than stapling!
Collaborative posters. Each students gets one colored marker and they are not allowed to swap colors or with other students. Allows you to see at a glance who contributed what to the activity.
Links to Multiple Free Typing Games - Check out out these typing tutorials and games to practice your own typing skills. Practice, practice, practice, and maybe someday you'll type as fast as I do. :) instructional technology, library games, typing tests for kids, typing for kids, school libraries, typing games, kids typing, learn to type for kids, type game
Links to Multiple Free Typing Games - Check out out these typing tutorials and games to practice your own typing skills. Practice, practice, practice, and maybe someday you'll type as fast as I do. :)
25 Things Successful Teachers Do Differently
Ooo, this could come in handy! This website offers 830 paper templates for download. It has anything from regular lined paper to yahtzee score sheet to music paper.
Excellent description of what students are doing during daily 5...this might be helpful for any teacher that is confused about the difference between centers (teacher created work holds students accountable) and daily 5 activities (independent and student driven accountability...no worksheets to "grade"!!) grade stuff, ela center, classroom stuff, 2nd grade literacy centers, reading centers, 2nd grade daily 5, teacher, daili, kid
This site has practice problems for every CC standard sorted by grade level. Great site!!!
ELA and Math Common Core Checklists for grades 1-5