By intentionally taking time to build a positive community in your classroom, you can ease the challenges of classroom management, improve student attitude toward learning, and create an environment where students feel welcomed and supported. Check out Presto Plans' 5 favorite ways to build classroom community on The Secondary English Coffee Shop blog!
Do you feel like you are ALWAYS staying late after school to work on lesson planning and prep work? Learn how to organize your week and streamline your lesson planning routine so that you can go home at a normal time! This blog post is packed with practical tips and management tricks for teachers. A must read!
Fostering the Home-School Connection Through Friday Letters~Such a simple, yet powerful tool for both me and my students. Find out why in this post and get started writing Friday letters in your classroom by downloading the FREE starter kit with this editable book cover and a parent letter to get you started.
After reflecting, I knew that I needed to change my morning work routine. My students did the same paper pencil based assignment each week. It was boring. Many of them seemed to be going through the motions just to be done. After finishing they could work on an early finisher activity. Some activities were logic games, building challenges, etc. I loved that they had a little time each morning to collaborate and practice social skills before diving into our day. "How can I get the...