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35 Money-Saving DIYs For Teachers On A Budget

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At open house parents put their wish for the year in it.... Tells a lot.

Funky First Grade Fun: back to school

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Pick six students every Friday and write them a special note on their desks for them to find Monday morning. Keep a list and start again when everyone in the class has been done.

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Absent Student Folders - perfect classroom job!

Newest Creations and Classroom Preparation

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Great idea!! Put a "Tidy Tub" on each table while students are doing crafts for scraps!

What the Teacher Wants!: Rachelle's Classroom Reveal

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Great stations to put on during class

Hippo Hooray for Second Grade!: Pandora in the Classroom

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Discussion Starter! - Making Thinking Visible - an excellent resource for promoting engagement and higher order thinking skills!

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So important to remember this when we prepare lessons.

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The right way to prep your class for a substitute. I think this just might be genius!

The right way to prep your class for a substitute

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Desk arrangement all done! This is a great idea for classrooms that have desks.

First Grade Teacher Lady: Back 2 School BLOG HOP!

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23 classroom things worth purchasing from the dollar tree,

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Neat!

The {4th Grade} Journey: Back to School Freebie!

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*****LOVE***Lesson Plan Book. Pinning this now, look at closer later. This teacher is brilliant!

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My 8th graders loved this kind of stuff when I was student teaching.

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BEING A 21ST CENTURY EDUCATOR - although this is geared to primary and secondary teachers, it offers much for early childhood teachers to incorporate as well. Many of these practices will come to distinguish great programs from good ones.

More on Being a 21st Century Educator

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72 Creative Ways for Students to Show What They Know! great reference page for creative assessments !

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Lego Calm Down Jar...2 ingredients. Shake...watch the glitter settle and the minifigure rise!

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CHOICE BOARD: Assignments for early finishers

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20 websites for elementary teachers

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truth.

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These cards were created for use in the classroom for students to use when they are angry, frustrated, irritated, or upset.

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Level It Books - App that tells you the DRA level just by scanning it.

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home depot will cut them in half

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spelling words w/ clothes pin letters (fine motor and literacy)

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Top Ten Teacher Time-Savers...Pinner says imagine leaving school while it is still light outside...it can happen. Since I had children of my own, I had to figure out some ways to organize my classroom so I am no longer spending hours upon hours after school preparing lesson plans, making copies, grading, and even cleaning up. This post is my favorite ten tips to keeping a classroom organized so teachers can actually spend some time during the school week outside of their classroom :)

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