Teaching Today: This is such a simple idea I found online, but it is helping me keep my paperwork organized! I’m constantly making lists of what to do, and this helps me collect my thoughts in one place. I may create another one for things to do at home b
Divide the inside of a file folder into boxes that are slightly larger than small sticky notes. Write students' names in the boxes in alphabetical order, one name per box, jot the information on a sticky note and then place it in the appropriate box.
Help Wanted bulletin board. Pockets with classroom job descriptions. Write student names on craft sticks and place them in appropriate pocket. Fun and easy way to switch up student jobs throughout the year.
Want a head start on next year's planning? Why reinvent the wheel? I created file folders for each week and run an extra copy of any resource I use to reference next year on that week. I also jot down notes on a planning template to make planning easier t
*ORGANIZATION TIPS* The students store their work samples in a pizza box, which I store on a wire shelving unit. The boxes are much easier to use than file folders, since some of the work samples are not always flat or the size of 8 x paper.
File crate with each student's name on it. File work for them to do when they are "done" that is differentiated. you can also put work in there that they need extra practice with. I'm thinking big YES! :) extra work for brownie points