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I'm Done Jar- TBA's most popular post!

This was the first author post on TBA one year ago, and it's still the most popular post on TBA every week. This is also probably the most pinned photo for teachers on Pinterest. :) Hi Everyone! I'm Hadar of Miss Kindergarten and I'm so excited to share this classroom management idea with you! First...
  • Autumn Hines

    I'm Done Jar for students who finish assignments early, they pull a stick w/ a short educational activity to do until class moves on... more exciting than the old "read a book" standby. Teresa Kovach via Kathleen McBride onto Classroom ideas

  • Claire

    "Im Done" Jar for early finishers. They pull a stick with a short educational activity to do until class moves on

  • Laura Bogush

    I'm Done Jar! Early finishers pick an activity. Thank you Teaching Blog Addict!

  • Marisa DellaBella Campasano

    Great classroom management ideas! I'm Done Jar - great for kids who finish their work early.

  • Meagan Lalan

    Teaching ideas / Jar for students to pull (educational!) activity ideas when if they finish something early...more exciting than the old

  • Carly Anonsen

    Teaching Blog Addict: I'm Done Jar- TBA's most popular post! This is great! Especially if I don't have a space for a fast finishers bulletin board!

  • Samantha Henderson

    I like this idea! -Jar with Popsicle sticks of educational activities for when they are done. I like it with the "You get what you get and you don't throw a fit" rule. ... I currently have a chart with activities and my students can pick one to do, but this has the problem of students who can't decide what to do and are still wasting time.

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