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The Crumpled Piece of Paper

Toothpaste Squirt Lesson for teaching kids not to be rude and put down others....OMG I did this on the first day of school and it really stuck with the kids

Lesson that helps students understand that fair doesn't always mean 'same thing for everyone'. Amazing. Doing this the first week of school!

A helpful representation of the multiple intelligences for all us visual-spatial learners.

Shut the Door and Teach: Getting Difficult Kids on Your Side --- THIS IS A MUST READ FOR ANY TEACHER OF ANY AGE

This is a great way to greet the students on the first day. The teacher gives each student a Meet the Teacher page and a goodie bag. There is also a student info sheet on each desk. This could be a great first assignment for students to begin working on as soon as they enter the room.

This is a perfect way for students to quietly show the teacher where they're at with their work (and if they need help).

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Reinforces math learning for elementary school age children.

Teacher's Prayer | Holly Monroe Calligraphy – Holly Monroe and Clifford Mansley : Heirloom Artists

Teacher Phobias

Another powerful activity (similar to the wrinkling of the paper) to demonstrate that words do hurt.

Whole Brain Teaching - Attention Please! {FREE}

Clutter-Free Classroom: Organizing Teacher Evaluation Evidence {Paper Organization in the Classroom Danielson Framework & Massachusetts Mode...

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Empathy/Kindness Lesson... read a short story, tearing off pieces of the heart. After the story, lead a discussion about putting the heart back together, and ask students about kind things they can do for others. As they discuss acts of kindness, pick the pieces off the floor. Then glue the pieces on a poster as a reminder to have a kind heart.

FREEBIE editable welcome letter

Whole Brain Teaching is my favorite thing ever... did a research paper on it for my Masters and now I even use it in Sunday School. It's AMAZING!

Cool website!! Just type in a bunch of words and it makes it into a picture!

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How one teacher used an acronym to make the Whole Brain Teaching rules work in her classroom.