Dry erase markers can be used on most desk surfaces!

Are you teaching division to your students? Here is a great way to start teaching long division. This template works well for 2-digit by 1-digit division. I would recommend laminating it so that students can write on it with dry erase markers and do multiple problems on the same template. The steps for division are included in the corner as a reminder.

If the school doesn't have dry erase boards for students: CHEAP plastic plates from wal-mart work the same. Students bring in a dry erase marker and old sock to erase!

A pencil eraser makes a great makeshift cap for paint or glue. | 31 Genius Hacks For Your Elementary School Art Class

RANDOM NAME SELECTOR: This is simple way to call on students when no one is volunteering! Kinda like popsicle sticks, but much more techy! Random Name Selector--kids loved it last year! Also has "group" setting

THIS IS GENIUS! Use great critical reading strategies without copying the textbook! Students can keep a sheet protector in their notebook/binder to have ready in any class! Simply trim the side and bottom edge, leave three hole punched edge. Write with dry-erase markers, then wipe clean for the next 2-page spread

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dry erase marker on washing machine as a reminder! kind of genius. Why didn't I think of that?!

Plastic Plate Dry Erase Board - FUN!

This template can be used for a Decimal of the Day discussion.You can also use it as:an exit slipa centerpartner workdifferentiated groupssmall group guided math workmorning reviewOne idea is to laminate it on cardstock or insert in page protector and have the students use dry erase markers on it if it's in a center.

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Make your own beautiful (BUT TOTALLY FUNCTIONAL) Interactive Anchor Charts. Just cut, place, color, and laminate. Use sticky notes or dry erase markers. No more making a new anchor chart every week. Thank you for saving me time!

You can use Febreeze to clean a dry erase board that just won't erase (because the ink is very dried on) . Spray the board and wipe, it also helps "recondition" old dry erase boards.

Here's a pack of hundreds charts with missing numbers. Students fill in the missing numbers with a dry erase marker or using cut-out number tiles (included in packet). Includes 8 worksheets and a performance assessment recording sheet.

Encouragement notes on each student's desk with dry erase marker for when they first walk in on the day of state standardized testing.

Classroom Job Board

Back to school night.... this whole blog is ridiculously awesome.

painter’s tape on the dry erase board. handwriting practice.

"regular eraser can remove permanent marker from laminated materials! this is a million dollar tip!" This is a can't-believe-I-didn't-think-of-this!!

Always did this--and will continue to do so with 6th graders too! ~~Fun in First Grade: Back to School Procedures to Teach

Dry erase circles. Who knew? Vinyl circles at group table. No passing out dry erase boards:)