Recycle a Mio bottle for salad dressing, soy sauce, and more. Peel off the label, pop off the top, wash, and fill. Great size to pop into your lunch box and it doesn't leak. -- BRILLIANT!
TONS of Lucy Calkins Writing Workshop ideas - video of Lucy talking to students about how look at their writing.
10 Interactive Notebook Tips I've started INB this year and I LOVE them! However, it takes some thinking and I've already made a few mistakes, but this list has helped me see how to resolve them.
How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard. - Winnie the Pooh.
Great document to give to student teachers before they actually show up to student teach:)
Update: Getting Ready to Use Lucy Calkins Units of Study
sample intro letter to parents