*ORGANIZATION TIPS* The students store their work samples in a pizza box, which I store on a wire shelving unit. The boxes are much easier to use than file folders, since some of the work samples are not always flat or the size of 8 x paper.
How to restore dry erase boards that are hard to erase: spray a clean board with wipe dry with paper towels. The fills in the dried pores of the board that hold in marker ink, making it easier to erase. Also removes permanent marker from dry erase boards!