Classroom Management

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Here's a quick and easy way to get your students into pairs. At the beginning of the year set them up with 4 other partners, these will be their fall, winter, spring or summer partner.

Classroom seating is going from metal chairs to alternative seating options! Check out 18 flexible seating options for your classroom! There are suggestions such as yoga balls, scoop rockers, wobble chairs, and more! Check out classroom furniture that you could get FOR FREE! Turn your classroom into a 21st century classroom with these flexible seating options!

How to Roll Out Student Work Spaces {alternative seating}

Put an old mailbox sorter under your teacher desk to file and hide papers, crafts, etc for lessons at least 6 weeks in advance! Find purposeful resources and teacher tips here at

Set up a "Giving Tree" for Open House and/or Parent Teacher Conferences. Cut out some apples and write what supplies you need on the apples. An easy way for parents to donate to your classroom.

$ Of all the things I do to build relationships with my students and their families this is the one that always gets rave reviews at conference time! Teaching is all about relationships! Build relationships with both parents and students by sending home “Be Proud Notes” with a few students every day. Write a quick sentence with a specific reason that parents should be proud of their child.

Crayon Cubbies and other organizational tips!

Names are so important! Fun activities and ways to manage name lists.

32 Must Try Classroom Management Tips- these are AWESOME!

Do you have a student who can't seem to get anything done because of anger or frustration? This post has 5 ideas for helping that student to cope and participate in class. #5 worked really well for me!

first week of school- organized and set up for a successful school year $

Wahoo! Time to get organized!

Mission Organization: 21 Ideas on Organizing Your Teacher Area - A Modern Teacher

bright year

Word Work Centers are a GO in Mrs. Beattie's Classroom! New Blog Post with LOTS of Pictures and a FREEBIE! :)

How to run a successful writer’s workshop

Managing Bathroom Breaks at School

5 Tidy Tips for Organizing Centers in Your Classroom - Must Read if you do or want to do centers. There is also a great list of Dos and Don'ts for interactive notebooks!

Classroom management ideas

This is on the whiteboard in my classroom where I write our daily schedule. I found giant 8" Googly eyes and used my Cricut to cut vinyl letters from the Sesame Street Font cartridge. Made by Carrie Freeman

This blog post from The Third Grade Zoo has tips and directions on how to make a class memory book. The perfect end of year gift for your students.

10 fun and creative ways to get students to line up!

$This extensive teacher binder was designed with substitute teachers or teachers on call in mind. This binder would also be beneficial to any new teacher.

Alphabet Lines are a necessary part of any classroom decor. This Woodland Animals Alphabet Line is the perfect complement to your classroom. Created with mossy greens, eggshell creams, and deep browns, this alphabet line is a beautiful addition to your classroom walls. This resource includes BOTH cursive and print alphabets.