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Facebook door- have a laminated strip for every child and they get time to update status about something they learned, liked or happened during school that day! Ashley and Dani this looks like so much fun!!!

Dollar store photo albums… Turn them into flashcard fun! Easy to write and wipe, just insert what you are working on. You could even just insert white paper and have them work on writing sight words, so many ways to use them! So smart!

100 Days Brighter Crown

Cute lightbulb template for making 100 Days of School crowns for your students. Print out lightbulbs, cut them out, and attach them to your favorite decorative border.

All About Me Drawing & Writing - Great Activity for New Years 2017

Fun, contemporary back-to-school lesson! Have your students draw "selfies" and describe their summer via text message prompts. Makes for a great bulletin board display!!

painting like Michelangelo. I did this with my class this year and they STILL talk about it. It was all over the the floor and on their hair and clothes, but it was SO super fun!!

Beaded number rods for subtraction! Great visual for students with special needs. Adding concrete materials when performing simple operations, helps build number sense to ensure students are relating quantities to symbols (numbers). For this and more great ways to use beads and pipe cleaners in your math lesson, go to: http://commoncoreconnectionusa.blogspot.com/2014/12/beaded-number-rods.html

Finnish Education system - a model for the world. Note the severe lack of homework until the teen years.