Tax Deductions for teachers v7---

Teacher tax deductions are great ways of recouping costs

Everything you need to make a cute Chalkboard and Burlap theme classroom!

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Runde's Room: Introducing the Student-Led Classroom

Introducing the Student-Led Classroom

Scholastic Reading Club: Tips & Tricks for getting the most bonus points and building a classroom library (The Brown Bag Teacher)

Scholastic Reading Club: Tips & Tricks

10 Ways to Use Binder Rings in the Classroom- applicable to the upper elementary classroom, too! There are some great ideas that never crossed my mind!

10 Ways to Use Binder Rings in the Classroom

You guys. I may have discovered a classroom organizational game changer! And it only took 11 years of frustration, messy files, and bulky binders! Before I share this new tool, let me give you a …

Kiss Your Binders and Hanging Files GOODBYE!

Spreading Smiles in the Classroom! A freebie!

The Primary Peach

draw your attention to POSITIVE behavior! As chaos ensues within the classroom (and by chaos I mean anything from "getting a little chatty" to "full on riots"), I look for someone who is doing the right thing. And then... DING! I whack my little bell and the room comes to a screeching halt. Because: a) They know somebody is about to get awarded a tally and (even if they were the one go-go dancing on a desk they still hold a flicker of) hope that it will be their name c...

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Keeping Kids Accountable During Centers - Guest post on Who's Who and Who's New by Mrs. Beattie's Classroom

Keeping Kids Accountable During Centers - Guest Post

How To Organize Board Games. Get rid of all those worn out boxes!

How To Organize Board Games –

"As a kinder and 1st project we read the book The Dot. A cute story about a little girl who discovers art through a simple series of dot paintings. The students were able to paint their own dot, or not-a-dot, with watercolors. This was a nice simple opportunity for students to use paints and learn the expectations for using watercolors. Ask them why brushes don't like bad hair days!"

Drip, Drip, Splatter Splash

Label your students' take home / homework folders with "Return to School" & "Keep at Home" so there is no confusion about which papers stay home and which papers come back! :) FREE from TheHappyTeacher

Homework Folders / Take Home Folders

5 Reasons Centers Work in My Classroom - Minds in Bloom

First Grade Glitter and Giggles: Classroom Reveal...Burlap & Black

Classroom Reveal...Burlap & Black

"Calm Down Kit"- visuals for students!

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Free printable alphabet. ....Follow for Free 'too-neat-not-to-keep' teaching tools & other fun stuff :)

Fabulous in First: Winner Announced and Freebies!

Black Brights Chalkboard Alphabet FREEBIE!

Black & Brights Chalkboard Alphabet FREEBIE!

Whole Brain Teaching Rules Posters FREEBIE! {Chalkboard Theme}

Whole Brain Teaching Rules Posters FREEBIE! {Chalkboard Theme}

Setting up a classroom and home reading program. Includes tips and strategies to implement a reading program and how-to create reading folders with FREE parent hand-outs by Proud to be Primary

Setting Up A Classroom and Home Reading Program


Melanie’s Classroom Reveal – Introducing “COLOR MY CLASSROOM!”

FREEBIE-Cupcake Wish List- Open House/ Meet the Teacher Night

Open House/ Meet the Teacher Night

FREE PRINTABLES AT BOTTOM Mrs. Ricca's Kindergarten: Classroom Library

Classroom Library

Meet the teacher, open house- Newsletter!

Keep Calm and Teach On.: Classroom sneak peek... sort of!

Love this idea for Open House or Meet the Teacher: Print on colored cardstock, laminate, place magnet on back, have parents take home. Parents would love to have this on their fridge with the teacher contact information

Open House

She stores all the papers for each unit/theme in binders. So smart. I keep cramming stuff into bursting filing cabinets.

Mrs. Terhune's First Grade Site!: Organization