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Classroom Ideas

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Wow! notebook -- a morale booster! When a staff member or student receives the notebook, they read the wonderful message that someone wrote for them. They, in turn, write a note to another staff member to encourage, give a boost, or to just say how much they are appreciated. At the bottom of the page they write, "Don't forget to pass it on....."

Hanselor the Counselor: WOW!

Have kids write the reason on a white board and take a picture with them holding it, frame it for Mother's Day gift. So cute!

Head Hunters Sight Word Game Each student gets a card with a sight word to stick on their head, the students roamed around the room reading sight words. They drew a line from their peer's name to the sight word they read off their peer's forehead.

Hurray for FDK!: Head Hunters Sight Word Game

free fast finishers activities

Fabulous in First: Sunday Smorgasbord: July, 20, 2014

These photo collages are a great way to make your students and their families feel like they're part of your classroom community.

House of Families

This would be fun to put up in the teachers' lounge!

High five notes-- I like!! Easy way to boost student's sprits

Each student comes up and picks a stick out of my hand; they have to place the word in the right cup. Then, after all sticks have been sorted, students can choose one stick from each cup and create a sentence using all three words. A great informal assessment!

pikGroup- an App that can set up groups or randomly pick students for you to call on

11 Essential Tools For Better Project-Based Learning

Project-Based Learning Professional Development Guide

Aging App for 100th Day of school and then do a writing "If I were 100 years old..."

Such a neat idea! Straw dispenser turned into a pencil dispenser! Then the picky kids won't dig through all the pencils to find the "perfect" one! love

Love this idea for AM work: Number of the day chart- can be modified for different grades. I.e. multiply by, divide by, include fractions or decimals

GREAT snack idea for faculty meetings

FREE Constitution Day Lesson Idea~ Looking for a way to make the Constitution accessible and interesting? Why not have your students write their own Constitution like the one here from Kreative in Kinder? Tie into Charlie Brown's The Birth of the Constitution, David Catrow's We The Kids, or Jean Fritz's Shh! We're Writing the Constitution!

Today in First Grade...: Morning Work Freebie

Just Wild About Teaching: Out with the Old & In with the New {Fire Safety Update}

We the Kids by David Catrow: A great book for teaching about the Preamble to the Constitution. You'll find ideas for using this book at Chalk Talk blog.

next year mother's day project-hold a small chalkboard with their answer

The best teacher freebies for September--stuff for all grade levels

Book character day, teacher dress up ideas

Cabinet organizers under tables

Partner wheel: Put the kids you don't want together in the smaller circle and match them up to the kids in the larger circle! // Love this!