For notes, lunch money, etc. Love this because you always have kids coming to you every morning with different things to give you!

For notes, lunch money, etc. Love this because you always have kids coming to you every morning with different things to give you!

Partner wheel: Put the kids you don't want together in the smaller circle and match them up to the kids in the larger circle. Ta-da!

Partner wheel: Put the kids you don't want together in the smaller circle and match them up to the kids in the larger circle. Ta-da!

Set up classroom transitions to music that happen automatically on your computer. Keeps you on time while also providing fun transitions for students!  What a good way to stay on schedule!!!

Set up classroom transitions to music that happen automatically on your computer. Keeps you on time while also providing fun transitions for students! What a good way to stay on schedule!!!

Put a different colored dot on each desk in a group.  When you need to have one student from each table do something, you can just simply say "Green dots, come get the papers for your table." or "Orange dots, take your table's trash to the trashcan."

Put a different colored dot on each desk in a group. When you need to have one student from each table do something, you can just simply say "Green dots, come get the papers for your table." or "Orange dots, take your table's trash to the trashcan."

Use baskets as "drawers" in their desks. Students put their pencil pouch and any "loose" tools in there to keep their desk nice and tidy. Why have I never seen this!!!!????

Use baskets as "drawers" in their desks. Students put their pencil pouch and any "loose" tools in there to keep their desk nice and tidy. Why have I never seen this!!!!????

This is a guide to organizing your classroom.   A well organized classroom not only looks tidy and professional but also teaches your students basic organization skills. Having an organized classroom is key to having a successful school year.

This is a guide to organizing your classroom. A well organized classroom not only looks tidy and professional but also teaches your students basic organization skills. Having an organized classroom is key to having a successful school year.

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