Many teachers refer to sight words as "popcorn words" because they "pop up" everywhere. This teacher has the students "butter the popcorn," which means they highlight the words in yellow. (This is a sample page from their poetry journal.)
We love Starfall website for the great free reading program. However it use flash, means it doesn't run on iPAD. Fortunately, with the help of a free app, you can access the website - fully functional like on computers #kidsapps #freeapps
I discovered the BEST way to store ear buds for the elementary classroom. I labeled each drawer with numbers 1-24. My students are numbered in alphabetical order, which makes it easy for use year to year --- no name tags to change. Since we only use them twice a week for computer lab it is very efficient!