Detailed instructions and pictures on how to set up an interactive notebook in your classroom

Teaching with Elly Thorsen: How to Set Up an Interactive Notebook in Any Classroom

Learn the perfect way to use interactive notebooks in your classroom today for Reading, Science, Math, Social Studies or Language Arts! Setting up your templates have never been easier with these organization tips.

Cute Video- used to introduce continents and oceans in my second grade class "Continents and Oceans" by - YouTube

"Continents and Oceans" by

Super cute Birthdays! Pictures holding the date. Love this idea- image only.

Keepin' It Krazy: Setting Up My FIRST Classroom!

Are you looking for a way to help children and social responsibility skills in the classroom? This informative post outlines how-to run effective classroom meetings today! It includes details about the schedule, social emotional topics, lessons and activities, books, and a FREE planner to get you set!

Running Effective Class Meetings

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What kind of teacher do you want? 1st day activity

What kind of teacher do you want?

Creative Bulletin Board Borders for the Classroom - Crafty Morning

Creative Bulletin Board Borders for the Classroom - Crafty Morning

Use contact paper to jazz up a bookshelf.

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I just did something similar to create whiteboards for my students, but this would be *fantastic* to do and hang on the wall or something so that I can conserve board space! Then I can have colors that correspond to the grade levels and then one for each subject I teach!

Monday "Made It" Reveal - Classroom/Home Edition

Frog Directed Drawing

Five for Friday {Linky Party… April 17th}

This is on the whiteboard in my classroom where I write our daily schedule. I found giant 8" Googly eyes and used my Cricut to cut vinyl letters from the Sesame Street Font cartridge. Made by Carrie Freeman

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Try out these smart new ways to reuse those old milk jugs in your house!

16 Creative Ways to Reuse and Upcycle Milk Jugs

Classroom Management Strategies | 25 classroom management strategies to get silence from a noisy group of students

25 classroom management strategies to get silence from a noisy group of students — Behaviour Needs

Fern Smith's Classroom Ideas Tuesday Teacher Tips: Classroom Management for Transitions with a Yes Line! #Freebie included!

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Personal report cards...the kids fill this out and show the parents at parent teacher conferences. Tells the teacher and parent where the child thinks they are.

What the Teacher Wants!: Parent Teacher Conferences

Learning Style Questionnaire...great idea! It's important to get to know your students early on in the year- this will help to differentiate instruction and to find out the different learning styles of each child.

Crazy for First Grade: Back to School- 2nd & 3rd Day

Parent Teacher Conference Time and Must Have FREEBIES

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Free: Sam-I-am Labeling Sheet...Cut and Glue Activity. For Educational Purposes Only--Not For Profit. Freebie For A Teacher From A Teacher! Enjoy! Regina Davis AKA Queen Chaos at

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Free Science Worksheet Water Cycle | Here's some activities from a couple of my newest science games..

First Grade a la Carte: The BASH goes on...

Free: Thing One Labeling Sheets. Write the labels words for Thing One. Freebie For A Teacher From A Teacher. Enjoy!

Fairy Tales And Fiction By 2: My apologies to Dr. Seuss

For my new teacher friends..this is gold. Do this technique for any procedure, it works! The best "how to" from Fred Jones on establishing rules , procedures and standards in your classroom!---classroom management. Always need something up your sleeve ;)

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As does an inexpensive flat sheet.

37 Insanely Smart School Teacher Hacks

2nd grade skill goal sheet is a two page resource for math and ELA of common core standards. Great for parents to see what their child is learning in 2nd grade.

Second Grade Goals Skill Sheet (Common Core Standards)

Survive the First Day Back at School After Winter Break- tips & freebies!

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