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Running records - use address labels, clipboard, and large index cards. Write your notes on the address labels as you walk around and observe. Later, stick them onto the child's index card. Quick and easy! Then, during parent/teacher conferences, just pull out the notecard and share your observations

Running records - use address labels, clipboard, and large index cards. Write your notes on the address labels as you walk around and observe. Later, stick them onto the child's index card. Quick and easy! Then, during parent/teacher conferences, just pull out the notecard and share your observations

Use the bracelets for assigning students into teams for class projects. Or if you want random team assignment, put the bracelets in a paper bag and have students close their eyes and pick one. hmmm clever

Use the bracelets for assigning students into teams for class projects. Or if you want random team assignment, put the bracelets in a paper bag and have students close their eyes and pick one. hmmm clever

Organizing Notebooks : use different colored tapes to correspond with the different color of folders.

Organizing Notebooks : use different colored tapes to correspond with the different color of folders.

SET CLASSROOM EXPECTATIONS using this "How are we learning?" chart.  Use these headings: independent, partners, teams, whole class, and AIH (Academic Intervention Hour), or create your own!

SET CLASSROOM EXPECTATIONS using this "How are we learning?" chart. Use these headings: independent, partners, teams, whole class, and AIH (Academic Intervention Hour), or create your own!

use this sanitizer trick in your classroom for child-size squirts every time!

use this sanitizer trick in your classroom for child-size squirts every time!

What the Teacher Wants!: Common Core Data Checklists! They have grades K, 1 and 5 posted now - I'm staying tuned for when they put out 3rd grade!:

What the Teacher Wants!: Common Core Data Checklists! They have grades K, 1 and 5 posted now - I'm staying tuned for when they put out 3rd grade!:

Sub Binder I HATE trying to write down where everything is.... THIS is MUCH easier! (THIS. IS. SO. SMART!)

Sub Binder I HATE trying to write down where everything is.... THIS is MUCH easier! (THIS. IS. SO. SMART!)

Use rings to attach small baskets to crates for small items that often get misplaced, or for center items.

Use rings to attach small baskets to crates for small items that often get misplaced, or for center items.