Great first week of school activity, what kind of teacher / student do we want.
Our Small-Town Idaho Life: MY CLASSROOM- Parents have to guess which one is their child's on parent-teacher night!
Collage Week- A good idea for the beginning of the year to get to know your students. You can hang them up on your bulletin board to display student work and show who your students are.
"I am poem" One of my favorite activities to do with kids. **There is also a Poetry Unit and Some Awesome Info. On Student Led Conferences!
Back to School door (Classroom colors- Green, Black, Yellow. White, and Gray)
A Letter To My Students About Standardized Testing
Back-to-School Reflection. Students can process and reflect on their first day feelings with this First Day Poem!
Icebreakers that Rock
Too many icebreakers require students to take massive social risks with people they barely know. Or they don't really help students get to know each other. Or they are just plain cheesy. Here are three that are actually good. Great if you teach in a speci
I wrapped the books I purchased from my school's and 'A Book A Day' was born! Kiddos will use tallies to pick which book I read for read aloud everyday this week! It's making me excited that tomorrow is Monday!
Get to know the teacher
Classroom Freebies: Get to know the teacher red light green light game
Activity from my Back to School Activities Sets: Math lesson on circle graph percentages. Kids made their own graph to represent their different areas of knowledge/ experiences.
Tuesday Teacher Tips: Back to School
Fern Smith's Classroom Ideas Tuesday Teacher Tips: Back to School Have You Ever Game
Short on time and cash at back to school time? (Love the donut philosophy - a great message delivered in a way kids will always remember!
Whole-Class Classroom Management.
me by the numbers (first week activity with rubric)--adapt to a social studies (ie--city/state where born, state visited in the summer, year they were born and find a historical fact of that year, etc.adapt for kindergarten
As you prepare for back to school, use this back to school procedure list to help you get off to a successful start!
The Teacher Gene: Back to School Tips - Set Aside the Chevron Welcome Banner