Several wonderful teacher tips from beginning of the school year, to decorating, and making your own plan book. Love these ideas!

Doing this next year!

This is a great way to greet the students on the first day. The teacher gives each student a Meet the Teacher page and a goodie bag. There is also a student info sheet on each desk. This could be a great first assignment for students to begin working on as soon as they enter the room.

Miss Kindergarten: Getting Organized! New Student Bags

Love this! Doing this next year for sure!

Calendar time

Classroom seating arrangement ideas-I'm in Heaven!

Best End of the Year gift ever!

How I've grown folder for end of year - Include pictures, work samples, written name from beginning and end of year

Teacher's Prayer | Holly Monroe Calligraphy – Holly Monroe and Clifford Mansley : Heirloom Artists

genius - my kids LOVE Wordle. Now I need to remember this for a beginning of the year activity for adjectives that describe them or interests!

I'm using this next year. Cute.

One teacher's strategy for using data to drive instruction (think professional growth plan for math)

Tips for teachers. There are some good ones on this site

Make the day go better for a sub! Include a picture list of students in your substitute folder.

Great way to establish class behavior expectations at beginning of the year. Have older students brainstorm!

When the light's on, students may not talk to you. What a FABULOUS idea! Perfect for assessment time

Students Center and Data Wall. Great ideas for a new school year.

It is INCREDIBLE. Seriously has EVERYTHING you need to teach calendar in the most cute and fun way possible!!!! I will definitely be using it this year, and every year!!!

FREE Dolch Words & Phrases Book This is a black & white booklet I make for all of my students each year. It contains all 11 lists of the Dolch Sight Words plus the Dolch Phrases for the students to practice at home.

reading buddies- use to practice fluency. Students read aloud to reading buddy