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General Classroom Ideas

General Classroom Ideas

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Teaching With a Mountain View: 5 Changes That Saved My Sanity

Teaching With a Mountain View: 5 Changes That Saved My Sanity

Parent reminders that are so cute..can have students color and take home

Good to know -- using highlighted paper helps students with letter size differentiation

Strategies for Improving Handwriting

Omg my 1st graders would looove these!! Sugar Blossoms: Classroom Cheers

Sugar Blossoms: Classroom Cheers

Cute letter to send home when your students need more supplies. Just circle what they need and send it home!

The BEST visual timers for kids. Helps them stay on task while gaining understanding of time. My class request me to use them for our centers. (FREE)

Great Online Visual Timers for Kids

to restore dry erase boards that are hard to erase: spray a clean board with wd40, wipe dry with paper towels. the wd40 fills in the dried pores of the board that hold in marker ink, making it easier to erase.

How to Use Graphic Organizers to Assess Understanding

How to Use Graphic Organizers to Assess Understanding

Being awesome! Teach students about perseverance, compassion, honesty, cooperation and more. Character traits. ($)

"I Can" Common Core standards for first grade! Make sure your first graders and their families KNOW what they are learning by sharing these cute and simple posters in your classroom and with parents. Kid friendly words and phrasing REALLY helps kids understand what they're learning!

“I Can” Common Core Standards for First Grade

76 pages of original first grade Math and English Language Arts activities perfectly aligned to Common Core standards! Each page was carefully crafted with a first grader in mind. Modalities vary so students stay highly engaged.

6 Ways to Use Data Walls Effectively by What I Have Learned. Some great tips on how to use data walls to build students and help them meet their goals.

6 Ways to Use Data Walls Effectively

Brag bracelets for students to wear as you catch them being awesome! I LOVE this idea!! {Via The Hands-On Teacher in First}

first grade teacher's website...she does whole brain teaching (i would like to incorporate some of this!)

Teaching and Learning Together

Paper snowball fight in the class! Quick and easy activity - only need scraps of paper

Creating a Teaching Portfolio that Gets You the Job!

Dollar store photo albums… Turn them into flashcard fun! Easy to write and wipe, just insert what you are working on. You could even just insert white paper and have them work on writing sight words.

KETCHUP folder: When students are absent, place a "ketchup folder" on their desk and slide their missed assignments inside the folder throughout the day.

TheHappyTeacher: KETCHUP folder

What does my grade mean? Perfect for those looking to transition to standards based grading!

Teacher Trap: classroom

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Don't Answer Questions-ask your class!

Ladybug's Teacher Files: Don't Answer Questions

Classroom Freebies Too: Spring Break News Report

School and Classroom Newspaper Ideas & Resources

Anchor Charts for All Ages~ Great resource for all kinds of lessons!