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Classroom Displays

Classroom displays that celebrate students' efforts and have a connection to the daily life of the classroom are one of the most powerful—and overlooked—tools for teaching. They can generate excitement about the curriculum, increase children's investment in learning, and help children to appreciate their own work and the work of others.

Bright Ideas for bulletin boards! I used to hot glue gun clothespins onto fabric but this is much more flexible in case you change your mind!

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A great beginning of the year bulletin board to build community. Would also make a great book to help new students & guest teachers.

Birthday cluster is Ms. Cofie's clever reminder that her 1st graders are at different places in development. Thanks, Ms. Cofie! (via @loramhodges and @responsiveclass)

A chart to organize classroom expectations. Very quick and easy way to set expectations. (Click to enlarge)

"Leaving Shadows of Preschool Behind." They stood the kids in front of a light and traced their reflections on black banner paper to make full body silhouettes.

Show off your crafty side (27 photos) - get-crafty-16

great idea to hang artwork

"Writing on the Wall" Grade Level Hallway Display--Awesome, Awesome, Awesome idea! letters.

The displays are made with file folders in the first few days of school. Students complete an "about me" sheet that is attached to the first part of the file folder. The entire file folder is then laminated. A gallon sized storage bag is added to the bottom part of the file folder for students' work to be displayed.