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Polar Bear Polar Bear, What Do You Hear

Eric Carle - Online Stories

Number comparisons for finding the difference in subtraction. Have kids color in & show the difference in subtraction. Connect to how many more /less word problem & # sentence

First Grade Fabulousness | It's My Blog, Y'All!

Call-and-response is a time-tested technique for getting attention, not just in classrooms but in the military, in churches, at sports events, and in traditional cultures in various parts of the world. Some of the tips and ideas I've compiled here are commonly and widely used so I didn't credit anyone for them, but the ones…

50 fun call-and-response ideas to get students’ attention

Classroom Birthday Picture Chart {Free Printable}

Classroom Birthday Picture Chart {Free Printable}

Staff shoutouts! Great way to boost morale!

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This is a great idea, I am going to use it for 4th grade. I am going to tweak it for the use of sentences, but love the idea of using it as part of my everyday routine. @KatieHruskocy and @KirstenHucks Words Their Way Daily Posters

Words Their Way Daily Posters

school subject coloring pages - great for journal covers! - maybe for the first page of each section of their binder to make organizing it fun

school subject coloring pages

I don't think the teacher would mind if I typed a report in Lumos, it is Harry Potter font afterall!

Love and Laundry: My Favorite {Free} Famous Fonts

15 Reading Strategies for Unknown Words - what to do when a child doesn't know a word. Great tips for beginner readers, homeschool, parents, and teacher in Preschool, Kindergarten, 1st grade, 2nd grade, and more!

15+ Reading Strategies for Unknown Words {Tips for Parents}

Helpful handout

feedly: organize, read and share what matters to you.

Pan Balance: Use this tool to strengthen understanding and computation of numerical expressions and equality. In understanding equality, one of the first things students must realize is that equality is a relationship, not an operation. Many students view "=" as "find the answer." For these students, it is difficult to understand equations such as 11 = 4 + 7 or 3 × 5 = 17 – 2.

silent auction, class craft *This is the bookcase I made last year for my daughter's 2nd grade class project. Items used: inexpensive bookcase, cheap Classic children's novels from Dollar store, liquid watercolor for handprints, acrylic paint and permanent markers for lettering, clear polyurethane in Satin finish.

Days of the week wheel FREEBIE

Ladybug's Teacher Files: Homework can be fun with...

Ladybug's Teacher Files: Homework can be fun with...

students sign out when they leave the classroom

Fiddle Sticks – Undoubtedly the BEST game ever!! I’m not exaggerating. Fiddle Sticks really is the best activity ever, especially for practicing skills such as sight word recognition and math facts

Fiddle Sticks | Make Take & Teach

Having Class: Tips for Interactive Notebooking

Having Class: Tips for Interactive Notebooking

LEGO Math Ideas - These are terrific! #TeachChat

WeAreTeachers: Infographic: Using LEGO to Teach Hands-On Math

Updated!! Top 14 Free Educational Websites for Kids www.smartappsfork...

Second Grade Perks: Time. need to do this ASAP

Second Grade Perks: Time

Use vinyl transfers to make semi-permanent decals for words you don’t want to have to rewrite everyday. | 36 Clever DIY Ways To Decorate Your Classroom

36 Clever DIY Ways To Decorate Your Classroom

SERIOUSLY! This website is a miracle for finding videos for teaching moments!!!!

Inspirational Movie Clips

The Literacy Shed. A collection of videos on each writing genre.

The Ghostly Shed