* I think it is great to have a set of daily rules for your students to follow when you are there but establishing a set of rules, behavior expectations, and consequences for when you are NOT there is an amazing idea! Anchor Charts - Sub Rules
Student teacher tips that includes ways to help a pre-service teacher to start managing a classroom. I know this particular link is not just about classroom management, but I found it extremely insightful for my student teaching that is coming up next year. RD
Back to School: Beginning of the Year Activities Pack
This Back to School writing activity will help students see how the actions of one person can affect everyone else in the classroom. This is one of six great community building activities in this pack.
dandelions and dragonflies: classroom set up So Wish I Could Do This In My Classroom. It is simple, sweet, and would encompass my growing personal library as well as my love for comfortable calming places to unwind with a book...