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    omg, comfy!! - except for the watch. If I wear this I definitely don't need to be looking at the time!

    office door christmas decorating contest | 2011 Door Decorating contest Barefoot Nevilles

    Landforms FREEBIE (Save for next year??) and Destruction

    In 1947, 23yr old Evelyn McHare jumped from the observation deck of the Empire State Building onto a limousine. Photography student Robert Wiles heard the explosive crash and shot this photo soon afterward.. Yeasrs later, pop artist Andy Warhol appropriated the shot for an art print.20 Rare Historical Photos (history, rare, photos, war, past) - ODDEE

    10 Things to Know About Anne Frank's The Diary of a Young Girl--I wouldn't open this page up and read it to students, but it would be good to look over prior to the unit each year so I could share a couple points with them.

    52 Powerful Photos Of Women Who Changed History Forever ... Photograph of a samurai warrior. [c. late 1800s]

    Thomas Elementary Art: 4th Grade Totem Poles....what an awesome project for your students as you study native Americans :)

    Regions of the United States Fold-Up FREEBIE

    Forever in Fifth Grade: Five For Friday- Your kids will love playing this game to review vocabulary for any subject!

    Read step-by-step how to turn your classroom into a Wax Museum. Reinforce Social Studies standards and historical figures. Great research project!!

    Great collection of resources for virtual field trips around the world.

    Assembly Line Simulation – A History Lab | Teaching Social Studies that is great for spatial/visual learners and gives students an opportunity to work hands as well as collaboratively. This covers the NYSS 4.S.L.3 and 4.RL.9

    Fill the bags with random items, have the children use them to come up with a story. It would be a great writing center activity, and you can so easily differentiate based on what items you chose. Love this idea!

    A Love for Teaching: beginning of the year. I want to give this to kids at the open house to bring on the first day!

    15 Genius Teacher Tips. Pick up glitter messes with a lint roller, organize books with paint sticks and so many more why didn't I think of that tricks. {Playdough to Plato}

    35 Free Apps for Teachers! This great list of apps will save you time, money, and effort in integrating the best apps in instruction!

    Follow for Free 'too-neat-not-to-keep' literacy tools & other fun teaching stuff :) ...... GORGEOUS Bloom's Taxonomy Anchor!!

    How to use Pixar Short Films to quickly master Plot. 10 highly engaging short films to study plot and the story elements. “Burn-E” “Day & Night” “Dug’s Special Mission” “For the Birds” “Geri’s Game” “Knick Knack” “Lifted” “Partly Cloudy” “Presto” “Tin Toy” Enjoy the Pixar Short Films Study!

    Have a self-service spot for kids who were absent. | 37 Insanely Smart School Teacher Hacks

    How do you plan what you teach? Learn to plan for the whole year, then for specific topics, and then down to the daily lessons. Great advice on planning out your school year.

    Give kids a visual way to represent their status as they work independently. | 37 Insanely Smart School Teacher Hacks