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Adorable "selfies" for their parents to see at conferences. Needless to say, they were a hit!

Adorable "selfies" for their parents to see at conferences. Needless to say, they were a hit!

This is a great way to greet the students on the first day. The teacher gives each student a Meet the Teacher page and a goodie bag. There is also a student info sheet on each desk. This could be a great first assignment for students to begin working on as soon as they enter the room.

This is a great way to greet the students on the first day. The teacher gives each student a Meet the Teacher page and a goodie bag. There is also a student info sheet on each desk. This could be a great first assignment for students to begin working on as soon as they enter the room.

Ideas for using WTW (as mentioned in the presentation) in your classroom.

Meaningful time (The Go To Teacher)

Keep your teacher binder organized with these 15 pages for classroom use!

Binder Pages for the Organized Teacher

Calm Down Kit- behavioral and visual supports for students with special needs and autism. Calm Down Corner, Calm Down Area, Sensory Break

Calm Down Kit- behavioral and visual supports for students with special needs and autism. Calm Down Corner, Calm Down Area, Sensory Break

This website has really cool themes to carry throughout your classroom. I found the ocean one to be interesting because one the swimming pool in the picture. I feel like you could use this as a reward for students that had outstanding behavior where they could do either their reading or writing in the swimming pool.

This website has really cool themes to carry throughout your classroom. I found the ocean one to be interesting because one the swimming pool in the picture. I feel like you could use this as a reward for students that had outstanding behavior where they could do either their reading or writing in the swimming pool.

Looking to breathe some life into your lit circle routine? Check out this blog post!!

Looking to breathe some life into your lit circle routine? Check out this blog post!!

Fun review game...students punch through their choice of cup to reveal a review question. Teacher also puts a treat or homework pass in some or all of the cups.

Fun review game...students punch through their choice of cup to reveal a review question. Teacher also puts a treat or homework pass in some or all of the cups.

Corkboard Connections: Family Science Night: Hands-on, Minds-on Fun!

Family Science Night: Hands-on, Minds-on Fun!

OK I absolutely adore this personalized teacher podium with matching stool. I'd do a Victorian theme, however.

OK I absolutely adore this personalized teacher podium with matching stool. I'd do a Victorian theme, however.

Ready for Monday! #teachersofinstagram #teachersfollowteachers #teacherlife #iteach5th #miss5thswhiteboard

Ready for Monday! #teachersofinstagram #teachersfollowteachers #teacherlife #iteach5th #miss5thswhiteboard

Hardtack. Eaten on the Mayflower. Good for home ec and social studies credit. (It is gross - great way to show kids the difference between food then and now!)

Civil War Hardtack

Hardtack. Eaten on the Mayflower. Good for home ec and social studies credit. (It is gross - great way to show kids the difference between food then and now!)

Character education is very important, teach your students about positive character traits and improve their behavior in the process. This easy to implement program is perfect for classes (or students) that struggle with social skills. Focus on one character trait per week, use the posters, armbands and awards to motivate your students. Watch how their behavior improves and their emotional intelligence grows!

Character Education Activities with Posters, Worksheets, Awards, and More

Character education is very important, teach your students about positive character traits and improve their behavior in the process. This easy to implement program is perfect for classes (or students) that struggle with social skills. Focus on one character trait per week, use the posters, armbands and awards to motivate your students. Watch how their behavior improves and their emotional intelligence grows!

Easing into an Awesome Literacy Block - a step by step guide for elementary teachers

Easing Into An Awesome Literacy Block