One #teacher at my school has solved the #pencil problem: cut straws then duct tape them to the desk. Voila! no more pencils rolling around. #TeacherProblems #TeacherSolutions #Classroom #Management

One teacher solved the pencil problem: cut straws then duct tape them to the desk. no more pencils rolling around. Or maybe put a pencil on every desk and kids just leave it in the holder every day.

Glue an envelope in the back of student notebooks for when they have small pieces of things they are working on but are not ready to glue in their journals yet.

Interactive notebooks Glue an envelope in the back of student notebooks for when they have small pieces of things they are working on but are not ready to glue in their journals yet.

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 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

Replacing morning work with "Morning Tubs." Encouraging a hands-on, social, play-based start to the day.

A 1st Grade Morning Work Alternative

My wonderful aid, Nancy & I had this idea for our Kinder classroom chairs...we originally started trying to make the chair covers (another Pinterest idea) but it ended up costing about 6 dollars/chair and a LOT of time. We did some brainstorming...knowing about the positive experiences students have had sitting on exercise balls in class (but knowing my type A personality can't handle 26 balls rolling around the classroom), this idea created a way for the ball to be stationary, but the…

Knowing about the positive experiences students have had sitting on exercise balls in class (but knowing my type A personality can't handle 26 balls rolling around the classroom), this idea created a way for the ball to be stationary, but the stude.

14 Unusual Bulletin Board Boarders Pool noodles, cupcake papers, LEGOS? These unusual and incredibly fabulous border ideas are easy to do. WARNING: Using these in a hallway may cause major student traffic problems as everyone stops to take a look!

14 Unusual and Incredibly Fabulous Bulletin Board Borders

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