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How to get your students to stop talking with "Beat the Teacher!" - simple but motivating :-)

Mrs. Laffin's Laughings: Stop Talking with Beat the Teacher

Fun school bathroom

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They each come up and pick a stick out of my hand and they would have to place it in the right cup! If there’s extra time, they can use the word in a sentence

The kids liked this game! They each come up and...

Thrasher's Fifth Grade Rockstars: Classroom library, Clipboards and Colorful charts galore...

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Kiss Your Brain for great answers... Media Center Trivia prizes... Love the Kiss Your Brain!! (I use to tell that to my kindergarteners all the time in the classroom!!)

Fun with my Cameo and New Units

The Lemonade Stand: Race to 100 (Roll die and that number to your manipulatives. Continue until someone reaches 100.)

The Lemonade Stand: place value

One student calls out an answer while other erases the problem. Could also be used with multiplication.

Teaching Blog Addict: Fun Way to Assess Students' Learning

CHECKER MATH -READ RULES HERE: www.mathfilefolde...

Checker Math | Math File Folder Games

Setting the Tone in the First 10 Minutes of the First Day of School- I think even high school kids would love this!

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Get your students thinking on the first day of school! Fun critical and creative thinking activities for grades 3-5. Team Tasks, Truth or Dare, Measurement Time Capsule and MORE! From More Than a Worksheet $

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“The Case of the Student Teacher Gone Missing” is a customizable activity that asks students to solve a crime based on their analysis of evidence. First students must classify the twelve pieces of evidence as primary or secondary source evidence. Then students must decide which type of evidence they will use: primary or secondary, and explain why. Finally, students will analyze each piece of relevant evidence to draw conclusion about who the guilty teacher might be.

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I love the desk arrangement in this classroom. Open group concept. Student desks are in groups, but all face the smart/white/chalk board.

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My students LOVE this book for writing-on-demand - the prompts are so much fun!

Runde's Room: The "Un"Journal - Writing On Demand
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Monthly writing journals. Great to show growth, like portfolios!

The First Grade Parade: I Survived Week 2 How About You?!

totally amazing interactive 5th grade s.s. notebook. Great links for everything shown. ohmohamed [licensed for non-commercial use only] / 5th Grade Interactive Notebook

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Math Stations for any topic problems, increase in difficulty... like!!

Marvelous Math Stations | I Speak Math on

TONS of Lucy Calkins Writing Workshop ideas - video of Lucy talking to students about how look at their writing.

Flamingo Fabulous in Second Grade: Writing

Great post about organizing math facts!

Step into 2nd Grade with Mrs. Lemons: Math Facts & Stations!

Seriously--TONS of word work activities--easy to put together! And how to store them.

One Extra Degree: Word Work Center etc.

Holding Students Accountable: Using REDO slips to keep students accountable for problems that they need to rethink and REDO!

Panicked Teacher's Blog: Holding Students Accountable!

Classroom DIY: Whiteboard Tables. Great guide on converting your wood tables into amazing whiteboard tables.

Classroom DIY: Whiteboard Tables | Sprout Classrooms

Holy cow, 271 pages of Post-it activities for teachers.

3M Post-it® Teachers : All Activities

Fluency Strips are a GREAT way to build confidence and fluency with BEGINNING and/or STRUGGLING readers! 480 simple sentences that use sight words and CVC words!

The Moffatt Girls: Building Fluency - The Quick and Easy Way!

FREE Multiple Intelligence Survey for Kids

FREE Multiple Intelligence Survey for Kids