The displays are made with file folders in the first few days of school. The entire file folder is then laminated. A gallon sized storage bag is added to the bottom part of the file folder for students' work to be displayed.
Homework club- If they turn all their homework in on time, then they get to stay in the club! If they don't then they are out of the club. Students who turn all their homework in for the entire month get to come to the monthly homework club lunch.
Planning for a sub was one of these "hard way, easy way" lessons that I eventually learned. But, I really wished someone would have given me directions to the easy way much earlier in my career! I shared a few tips to make sub planning quicker.
What Makes a Parent Love a Teacher - terrific post by Jennifer of Cult of Pedagogy about the importance of getting to know your students and some tips doing that. More importantly, create positive connections with your students.
Pinner says. " My kids love this game. I have gotten emails from former students asking if I still play this. One of my kiddos walked in first period today and said, Oh, were playing Grudgeball today? I have two ora
Tales of the Grade Teacher: ISTEP Day 2 Treats & Sayings to Motivate Test Takers. A perfect way to break the ice for those with test anxiety! I was one of those and something to nibble on always helped!
idea for the last day or so of school- stations for the kids to make things to take home over the summer. She has a station to make math flash cards, pick up a writing journal, make a book out of copied anchor charts, etc.