Lisa's Newbie Lounge

New & Pre-service Teacher resources! Posting links with resources to this newbie lounge page, on #MentoringMonday. New and pre-service teachers might enjoy using these to support and inspire their teaching. Pull up a chair and check them out! #ntchat

Lisa's Newbie Lounge

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All Things Upper Elementary: Getting Started with Guided Reading

All Things Upper Elementary: Getting Started with Guided Reading

Great post! How to Graciously Say No to Anyone.

How to Graciously Say No to Anyone

A wonderful copyright flowchart for your classroom.

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Countdown to Your First Year: You Got a Job. Now What?

Countdown to Your First Year: You Got a Job. Now What?

Great list of 20 apps to use for Storybook creation. via Michelle Terrell

20+ Storybook Creation Tools and Apps : Teacher Reboot Camp

You can download a text features chart to go with this anchor chart at this site.

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New Teacher Links and support!


Genius Hour...check it out!

Genius Hour - Where Passions Come Alive - Genius Hour

Great post: 6 Ready to Go iPad Centers

6 Ready To Go iPad Centers ~ Mrs. Wideen's Blog

My classroom Twitter board! A great formative assessment tool! Kids write out what they have learned, or anything that may need help with

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Preparing for Diversity: Resources for Teachers | Edutopia

Preparing for Cultural Diversity: Resources for Teachers

Quick and Helpful Overview: Setting an iPad Up for Kids' Use

How to Child-Proof iPAD | iGameMom

When you get stuck.

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Using Twitter in a Primary Classroom! Learning and Sharing with Ms. Lirenman This is a long read, but a great resource!

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Create step by step Tutorials in One Click on Tildee !

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Awesome ISTE13 Ignite Session by Carrie Ross. This is a must watch!

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  • Lisa Dabbs at TeachwithSoul
    Lisa Dabbs at TeachwithSoul

    Be sure to scroll to 1:01 ;)

Why writers write!

Life is Better Messy Anyway: September 2011

Office Max will cut composition books in half... Great idea since students do not use the whole page in a journal!

Welcome to The Schroeder Page!: Friend~ I finally figured it out-2 for 1 Composition Books!

Telling fairy tales with a storytelling basket. What a lovely idea!

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    Kathy Walker

    Fun idea!

"Listen to Me: 6 Ways to Help Kids with ADHD Follow Directions" by Sandra Rief.

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5 First Day Organization Tips for New Teachers

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2013-2014 printable calendar for teacher planning...if I needed a lesson plan binder for next year, I would also add this instead of the book style one.

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Plastic plates work perfectly as mini dry erase boards! (I never realized this . . .)

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Get this any many other "thought bubble" printables...great for stimulating thought for character development, creative thinking and more.

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Six Engaging End-of-Year Projects. This post from May 2012 has great ideas for wrapping up the school year!

Six Engaging End-of-Year Projects