this resource is going to take me FOREVER to explore! TOO MUCH GOOD STUFF!! :) OMG this is like a new teachers bible

5 Mistakes New Teachers Make -a short blog post providing new teachers with tips for being successful in their first years by 2 Peas and a Dog.

Simply Second: Top 10 Teacher Apps

After seeing how this teacher organizes with these accordian folders, I am going to Target- I LOVE THIS IDEA!!!

Pinterest top 10 for next school year

Love this idea!

Question of the Day board doubles as attendance when used first thing in the morning

This teacher is SUPER organized. There are lots of pictures on her blog to browse through! Way to go Mrs. Bonds!

Special education accommodations for math, reading, writing, organization, homework, and tests .... Follow for FREE "too-neat-not-to-keep" teaching tools, tricks & other fun stuff :)

A bunch of ways to use floor tape in your classroom- wow- I didn't realize how awesome this stuff was! Pin now- get later!!

classroom organization - Ok I'd really like to be this organized. Maybe one day. :-)


end of school year poem

Interesting idea!! A secret student is randomly selected and the teacher monitors that student for the day. If the student does well, he/she is recognized and is rewarded. If he/she does not do well, the student is not named and the teacher just tells the class that the secret student did not have a good day but tomorrow will be a better day.

Teacher Toolbox

Classroom ideas

Keep Your Kiddos Organized! {Freebie} by A Cupcake for the Teacher :: I have used 3-ring binders for communication between home and school over the past several years with my 1st and 2nd graders, but they don't hold up very well. I think I am going to try this system for the new school year.

One Stop Teacher Shop - Teaching Resources for Upper Elementary: Putting Together The Ultimate Teacher Binder

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

This is an AMAZING lesson planning app that I started using this year! You can email the plans, print them out, etc., for record keeping purposes. Color coded for each student's records.