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

Keep the labels and use friendship bracelets to just tie them right on students wrists! (any student, anywhere!) Brag bracelets for students to wear as you catch them being awesome! I LOVE this idea! {Via The Hands-On Teacher in First}

Top Ten Read Alouds for Back to School

Top Ten Read Alouds for Back to School. This is a collection of book titles for classroom teachers to read on the first day of school or the first week of school. The list is perfect for grade, grade, grade, grade, and grade as well as

Awesome Meet The Teacher newsletter to hand out at Open House or during the…

Awesome Meet The Teacher newsletter to hand out at Open House or during the first days of school! Super cute and editable! Back to School

synonyms...too cool!

Shades of meaning! SUPPLIES: paint chips, construction paper, marker, tape & a thesaurus ::: The colors on the paint strip are similar, but not exactly the same. just like the words. Sit down with your little and create a Synonym Garden.

Thanks Pinterest!!! Going to use these with my 1st graders next week. Super easy and cheap to make.

ENDING SOUNDS/VOWELS: Use clothes pins with vowels on them. Students clip clothes pin to fill in missing letter. Could also work for beginning and ending sounds - then students write word and draw picture to match

Top 20 websites every teacher should know, elementary level

The 20 Best Websites Elementary Teacher Should Know Infographic lists the top 20 websites for elementary teachers that fulfill the needs of your tech-savvy kids.

How do you plan what you teach? Learn to plan for the whole year, then for specific topics, and then down to the daily lessons. Great advice on planning out your school year.

Plan for Next Year: Organizing the Year, the Day's Topics & Lesson Plans is about how to do long term planning and translate it into short term planning. Organize your lessons, plan your curriculum, and see the big picture and small picture of your year.