LOVE THIS ~~ Positive reinforcement ~~ Put a cotton ball, marble, pom-pom, etc. in every time you catch your child being good. Do something special when it's full. This is exactly what I need instead of focusing on the bad.great idea for a classroom
Clip Board Display: I love the idea of using clipboards to display student work. The students could be responsible for which work they wanted to display every week! Maybe after the week is over, file work in their portfolios.
Use milk bottles for pencil storage Recycle plastic milk bottles in to pencil holders. Grab a craft knife and recycle your large plastic milk bottles in to pencil holders. Extra points if you go all OCD and file them by colour.
TPT freebie: Build a positive relationship with your parents and students by sending home a positive note each month. This pack has a note template for each month of the school year and a chart to keep track of who has got a note for the month!
For my teacher friends: FREE ONLINE PUNCTUATION GAME~ Students play Trapped! It's a fun, interactive game from the BBC that provides great practice in punctuation skills. Students can listen or read subtitles.
Are your students sick of the same old spelling homework each night. This site is great. You plug in your list and the kids have the choice of what to do. As long as it gets done. I may do this as a packet and have it due on personality skills
Wilson You might be able to use this for your persuasive writing topic. This is a great visual to teach opinion writing. I think I am going to use it with the prompt: What is the best way to eat an oreo cookie. Each student will then get an oreo as well.