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.
First Day Activity~ Get to know your students and find out THEIR expectations! Just need sticky notes and poster board! I absolutely love this idea. I might even add a silly photo of myself. What a great way to assess the beginning of school. Then, I cou
A paper towel holder with page protectors attached by binder rings. How about an easy access dictionary for a writing center? What about a place to display student work? Oooo or a place to display artwork!