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Parent contact index cards sent home first day of school. Students bring them back and place in a binder. The Wise & Witty Teacher: Freebies!

First day of school! Students receive play dough and a writing paper. They make something from the play dough and write about it while the teacher is managing the details of the first day. Great idea!

Using Affirmations to Shift Student Mindset

Do you teach your students about growth mindset? Are you aware of the benefits of using positive affirmations? Combine these two powerful approaches and transform student achievement! Easy to use for teachers and super beneficial for students, these 22 affirmation posters and corresponding cards will challenge your students thinking about their abilities and their potential.

This is one of the best systems I have in place in my classroom. The pink slip is an excellent way to keep documentation to use during parent-teacher conferences. | followpics.co