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Create fake text to display your morning message to your class each day

This is a stellar idea! Create fake text to display your morning message to your class each day. This would definitely get their attention.

10 Grammar Mistakes: Teaching the difference between who and whom

10 Grammar Mistakes & 10 Lessons to Fix Them

10 Grammar Mistakes: Teaching the difference between who and whom You guys. each mistake has a game/ mini-lessom to teach the difference!

For my teacher friends: Date Stapler: For the student who claims they turned it in on time.

For my teacher friends: Date Stapler: For the student who claims they turned it in on time. (Kids will claim they used a diff stapler)

These days there are so many websites and resources available to help teachers, but that doesn't mean that teachers know what all's available to…

50+ Best Websites for Teachers

Best Websites for Teachers These are great websites for resources, ideas, or professional help in teaching.

Interesting tips . . . Free.

Non-verbal classroom management tips

What does nonverbal classroom management look like and how can a teacher keep students focused on learning without using words or sounds? Here are five very simple, no-cost, low-tech ways that have worked for one teacher over the years.

motivate students

Intrinsic Motivation Infographic: The 27 Ways to Encourage Intrinsic Motivation in Your Students presents 27 ideas to encourage intrinsic motivation in your students

Five Ways to Use Memes in Class  - from www.traceeorman.com

My class rules meme Prezi worked really well this year! Here are some other cool ideas to try expanding on that.

Two Useful iPad Apps to Create Classroom Posters ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

I haven't tried Phoster myself but I love the idea of it!)Two Useful iPad Apps to Create Classroom Posters ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Want to lighten your grading load while still having students write and receive meaningful feedback on their work? Click HERE for the solution!

Writing Competition – Great Feedback with NO GRADING from You! "Survive" Theme

Want to lighten your grading load while still having students write and receive meaningful feedback on their work? Hold a writing competition.

Let your students take a free online skills and career test that will engage them in the Ceremony of the Twelve and Lois Lowry's classic novel THE GIVER.

Let your students take a free online skills and career test that will engage them in the Ceremony of the Twelve and Lois Lowry's classic novel THE GIVER. Worth checking out!

More on Close Reading Strategies. Common Core State Standards Toolbox: English Language Arts and Literacy

More on Close Reading Strategies. Common Core State Standards Toolbox: English Language Arts and Literacy (video/interview)