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Tales from a First Year Teacher: Classroom Library

25 Clever Classroom Tips For Elementary School Teachers

class birthdays


Projects | Ashley Hackshaw

reading center... Fun! (and cheap)

reading center... Fun! (and cheap)

Turn an old desk into a reading nook.

21 Cozy Makeshift Reading Nooks

Corkboard Connections: Easy Differentiation with Colored Folders - Terrific guest post by Kelly Witt with three easy ways to differentiate instruction

Easy Differentiation with Colored Folders

I really want to try this!! How to run book clubs in the classroom....I think I could actually handle this :)

Fun in Room 4B: Book Clubs Have Begun :)

I love this idea! This is such a great idea to get students to self assess, and to let teachers know where students are as far as understanding the material.

Getting My Classroom In Order: FINALLY, It's Done!

A great visual for Probability

1st day- have to tweak for my freshmen. Great way to see if students are able to follow directions.

in a school daze: Following Directions

WOW! Give each student in the school 1/4 of a circle and then put them all together to make this mural!

Fabulous in First: Linking up Late

Tidy tub for each set of tables

Another "why didn't I think of that" moment. I've been trying to figure out a way to display birthdays, without taking up a lot of space. Duh!

Fabulous in First: Posters and Pennants

9 Ways Students Can Develop a Growth Mindset - Ferndale, MI, United States, ASCD EDge Blog post - A Professional Networking Community for Educators

9 Ways Students Can Develop a Growth Mindset

School Wide Bulletin Board in the cafeteria.

Weekly organization for lessons and copies; make life easier for the substitute (I like this better than my manilla folder concept)

Everyday Love: Teacher

What does my grade mean? Perfect for those looking to transition to standards based grading!

Teacher Trap: classroom


OREO persuasive writing anchor chart

An Educator's Life: An In-Depth Tour of Mr. Hughes' Classroom

An Educator's Life: An In-Depth Tour of Mr. Hughes' Classroom

Great idea for the first day of school! It also gets students to use the SmartBoard if they've never interacted with one before.

Middle School Math Madness!: September 2012

I use a ppt "all about me" to let my students know somethings about me. Then I follow up with all about you. This is could be used with the activity.

Graphic Organizer Posters: All-About-Me Web (Grades 3-6)

Back to School Freebies and August/September NO PREP Games Galore

@Emma Zangs Caro we should totally do this on the first day! (Welp given tat most of our children will have already been in our class all summer hopefully it will mostly be this :).