Dot Day 2012 How will your students "make their mark?"

Corkboard Connections: How to Get Kids to Slow Down with Their Work

use to introduce glue, one drop on each dot - now that's just genius

I made these for my students before their state assessments!

21st Century Icebreakers: 10 Ways to Get to Know Your Students with Technology http://teachbytes.com/2012/08/05/21st-century-icebreakers-10-ways-to-get-to-know-your-students-with-technology/# #BackToSchool #Icebreakers

What makes a Good student? -first day activity

Great pinterest idea I tried! Students can't interrupt reading groups when the light is on! They love it! Great visual reminder!

Adorable anchor poster to remind your students to put their names on the paper. The best part is that it's FREE! :)

this is a great book for an art project, especially the way she did it, starting with The Dot and then the dot "goes for a walk" and becomes a line

Fun classroom attention grabbers!

Love this sign! (Free)

Motivation to read pin 3. Flashlight Friday! Each student is given a flashlight and they can read their books in the dark with a flashlight. It is a fun way to get students interested in reading silently.

I like this "note" to students for an office decoration. Students need to hear these things a little more often!

Here is a list of the 234 childrens picture books on video offered on Discovery Education, play the video on your SMARTboard so that all of your students can follow along. Most have closed captioning, so your students can read along, too!

Star Shine "Rules" http://firstgradewow.blogspot.com/search?updated-max=2012-08-24T21:04:00-07:00=10#

Once Upon a First Grade Adventure: Introducing...me! All About Your New Teacher! {Editable Book Kit}

Book Hospital. Cute idea to stop the "this book is ripped!" disruption :)

I LOVE this! First Day of School activity - Students' Job & Teacher's Job

What's Your Dot? {International Dot Day!}

Holy cow, 271 pages of Post-it activities for teachers.

Data Binders - For Students to Keep Track of their Progress