NTS: Use cut up CD's for mosaic projects.// Cut up an old CD and glue to clear ornament. The lights of the tree reflect off the surfaces beautifully. I knew I would find some use for all those old CDs!
Teaching: 65 hours per week for 36 weeks equals 2340 work hours. Other jobs: 40 per week for 52 weeks equals 2080 work hours. So, I deserve the summer off. Any other questions? 65 hours on a good week.
Hang all those sentence strips, bulletin board borders, and tissue paper packs to keep them flat AND out out of the way! I store these in a closet in my classroom with Command hooks and mini clips. It works perfectly!
Books by the Foot. Each box contains approximately 150 books (give or take). You can also order more age/grade specific books, but it costs a bit more. There is now an advisory on their site that due to high demand, boxes may not ship for up to 5 weeks.
When students complete a book or their completed reading log, they get to pick a sucker! Now, some of these suckers have black dots on the ends of the stick. If they are lucky enough to pull out one of those, they get to pick from the treasure box or anot
Great way to display class rules, reminders, etc. Use student photos with speech bubbles. **I think I will try this display for parent teacher interviews and the speech bubbles would say the most important thing they learned this term!