As teachers, we are always looking for tips for organizing our classrooms. For high school teachers, we can rarely find organization ideas specifically for us that we can afford. Here are 5 cheap ideas for secondary teachers to organize their classrooms on a budget.
This is the only icebreaker that I use with my high school science students! I've used it for over 5 years and it is always my favorite day of the year. This icebreaker activity allows you to 1) talk science on day one 2) randomly group students for your seating chart 3) spend time getting to know your students and 4) allowing them to get to know you!
With back to school around the corner, it is so important in high school (and middle school) classrooms to have a fair, accurate, and simple grading system established. This post details my tried and tested classroom strategy for grading that is perfect for not only 1st year teachers, but ALL!
Novel teaching and novel study resources for any novel. This resource is filled with assignments, activities, organizers, and more. Teaching novels for secondary ELA students. Middle school novel study. High school novel study. Middle school English novel.