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…
Every teacher knows this moment. Your students are in the classroom talking and talking. you are sitting your desk, chin on your hand. You are looking at everyone and just waiting for them to shut their mouths.
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Editable quick reference flip book to help substitutes find the most important info they need about your class at a glance. Print on brightly colored paper and hang in a prominent location near your desk so that a new substitute can easily find it, and have necessary information at his/her fingertips!
This website allows students do go on a journey through space via the internet. It says that it is a fifth grade assignment, however I think that it could be used in any grade level. YOu would just need to think of other questions for the students to answer.
Classroom rewards, NO TREASURE BOX, I am doing this next year! Save some money honey! This reward box is a good way to manage student behavior. I love that the kids get a reward but it more of an experience instead of toys. Stadard 2.13-2.18.