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    FREE Back to School Student Survey - a fun and unique set of questions to get to know your students!

    FREE and fun "getting to know you" activities for the first week of school.


    back to school Printable labels-FREE

    back to school packet!

    questions for students

    Free & Editable Version - Getting to know your students through Facebook Emerald City: Back to School

    Who Are You survey to give to the students at the beginning of the year...then hold onto for end of year project too!

    Back to school idea - "We're looking back on summer, this is what we see!" Have students draw pictures of things they have done over summer break in sunglasses. Free download.

    Meet the Teacher Night... So many helpful things on her blog! Already thinking about August and how I'll be doing the start of a new year!! Free printables!

    Grouping strategies at your fingertips! Free download!

    Higher level thinking - have them come up with questions to a given answer to assess their knowledge!

    Free Back to School Ice Breaker! | Minds in Bloom ... I use a similar BINGO game as an ice breaker for the first day

    30 Free Back To School Printables.

    Six Classroom Questions to start off the school year!

    Good first-day-of-class icebreakers for junior high through adult students

    Back to School Beach Ball: This is a fun get-to-know you activity that gets kids talking. Throw the ball and have them answer the question that their thumb touches.

    Higher Order questioning for students to ask each other

    FREE. Open a positive line of communication with parents from Day 1. Have parents fill out this simple note at Meet the Teacher night so you can learn about their child before the year even begins.

    Free First Day of School Activity: Back to School Bingo ~ Back to School Activity

    PLICKERS - Do you have at least one device (iPad, iPod) in your classroom, even if it's your own? Then you have a way to get automatic feedback from each of your students in a fun way that keeps all of your students accountable (no more straining your eyes to see every single individual whiteboard!).