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Attached curtain rods or dowels to bookcases, wrap with twinkle lights, and drape with fabric for a cozy (or enchanting) reading area.

Time to Reorganize: Tips From Two Teachers -- Come get inspired to reorganize your space!

Smedley's Smorgasboard of Kindergarten: organize your classroom by creating wall baskets.

importance of games in learning

FREE!! The End of the Jar is a great way to end the school day and wonderful for classroom management!

Upcycled Shutter Wall Shelf & Hooks Made From by TheLadySmith, $49.00

This fourth grade teacher displays her reading goals each day.

This is so perfect for my students who refuse to go back and look for things in the text. How to teach finding text evidence, step-by-step- and a product that MAKES them go back, too!

Each colored shelf for different reading levels Love this idea!

Reading Recovery running record app

Average learning retention rates This is why I love Jigsaw - you learn so much through teaching others.

Make these with chalk board paint and then put them up in my classroom so I can write the amazing stuff my children say all day long in them. You could also write classroom rules or welcome messages, instructions, messages to parents, focus wall language. Oh the possibilities are endless. (Dead pin)

Painted Furniture etc... :: Marychmie's clipboard on Hometalk

High five notes. Good idea!

Cool Bulletin Board idea to "spotlight" a student or famous person. I would do both. Maybe every week a different actor, playwright, designer, etc to research to extra credit or a weekly report, and every now and then a student, to make them feel special having been up on the same wall as a big name.

Dollar Store facial cleansers for individual dry erase marker board erasers ~ Handy!

Is your copy budget short? Students can write on page protector sheets and then wipe them off. (Free money-saving idea/reminder.)