Outlaw "I'm Done!" I LOVE this post from Kady at The Teacher Trap. She makes some really good points and includes suggestions for helping kids change their mindsets about rushing through their assignments. Awesome!
Are you thinking about flexible seating for your classroom? Alternative seating can improve student focus, increase student participation, and motivate your learners. Here are some great seating choices, organization tips, and classroom management ideas for switching to alternative seating.
They're Finally Here! Students add a sticky note to the chart explaining what took them so long to get to ___grade! Visit this post to see our first week of school and all we did with the most perfect first day book ever, You're Finally Here! by Melanie Watt. (Book available from Amazon Canada and Indigo Books online)
Are you teaching 2nd grade? These back to school activities are easy to use and are created especially for 2nd grade (other grade levels available... click the link and find them in the product description). This beginning of the year activity product includes a glyph, a STEM challenge, a flip book, a mini-book, an interest inventory, and a beginning of the year bulletin board activity. Start your year off on the right foot with these easy to use, get to know you activities for your…
Birthday board I made for my kiddos. I downloaded the months off of Teachers Pay Teachers and used one of my fonts on Word to print out the word "birthday." The parents and kids love the new display for the classroom :)
I am in LOVE with this blog post about Meet the Teacher night!! So many great tips on how she runs things including the student packets, helping hands for supplies, and treats for students and parents.
Tunstall's Teaching Tidbits: Ready or Not...Meet the Teacher!
Get your little learners excited about opinion writing with "The Day the Crayons Quit" and this super cute crayon craftivity! Your kiddos are sure to be engaged as they complete this persuasive letter to their favorite color!
Parent/ Teacher Conferences ✔️ put this out for the parents. It was so cute having the kids write about what they're proud of their learning so far (yesterday) and the parent comments added today are even sweeter! #parentteacherconference#arentprife#iteachtoo#alwayscreating#alwayslearning#kidpresident#kidspiration#proudmoment#postits#secondgrade
Alternative Seating in the Classroom. Buy cheap yoga mats and cut them in half. Place them inside a plastic clothes hamper. Students can use them for sitting on the floor or to outline their particular space.