Rachelle Ressler

Rachelle Ressler

Rachelle Ressler
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9 NO PREP addition games that teach addition strategies! Great addition activities for kindergarten and first grade!

9 NO PREP addition games that teach addition strategies! Great addition activities for kindergarten and first grade!

Hey guys! So, this is a late random Friday night post but I ran into a dilemma today! Okay, so I LOVE to share all the Whole Brain Teac...

So, this is a late random Friday night post but I ran into a dilemma today! Okay, so I LOVE to share all the Whole Brain Teac.

My favorite Back To School Activity! It's the perfect whole class activity to help build community in your classroom at the beginning of the school year. Students share what they are looking for in a new friend, and how they can be a good friend to others. Perfect for first, second, third and fourth grade!

My favorite Back To School Activity! It's the perfect whole class activity to help build community in your classroom at the beginning of the school year. Students share what they are looking for in a new friend, and how they can be a good friend to others

Building a classroom community is very important and is an indicator of success. Icebreakers and other activities are important to implement during the first days of a new school year. It is important for all students to feel welcome and a part of their small community which actually a part of an even bigger one. Feeling comfortable will help create resilient learners that have confidence in sharing their ideas without fear of being judged.

Building a community around each and every one of your students creates a place where all everone feels welcomed and respected. Read how creating a community full of character and student dialogue can boost confidence in all.