At the beginning of the year, make several "New Student" bags with welcome letters, name tags, birthday tags, etc. Anything that a new student will need. This will save a lot of time when you find out on a Friday that you are getting a new student Monday!

At the beginning of the year, make several "New Student" bags with welcome letters, name tags, birthday tags, etc. Anything that a new student will need. This will save a lot of time when you find out on a Friday that you are getting a new student Monday!

Ask the children to bring in a family photo allowing them to have a little piece of home at school with them each day, incorporating home into school!

Ask the children to bring in a family photo allowing them to have a little piece of home at school with them each day, incorporating home into school!


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Put a quiet critter on students' desk when they are working quietly. Quiet Critters, I love it!  Kind of like the Warm Fuzzies!

Put a quiet critter on students' desk when they are working quietly. Quiet Critters, I love it! Kind of like the Warm Fuzzies!

Classroom Management/ Reward Idea - pick a stick and class doesn't know who that person is until the end of the day. If that person behaved in line, listened and followed directions in class with few warnings, they get a reward. If the mystery person doesn't behave their name goes back into the container.

Classroom Management/ Reward Idea - pick a stick and class doesn't know who that person is until the end of the day. If that person behaved in line, listened and followed directions in class with few warnings, they get a reward. If the mystery person doesn't behave their name goes back into the container.

Pinner said: I have half of these cards up in my class and my kids love choosing their goal each day and I have noticed a huge difference in the way they are during the day. They really like reaching their goals, and it's helping teach them to manage themselves in a different way. LOVE THESE SO MUCH!!

Pinner said: I have half of these cards up in my class and my kids love choosing their goal each day and I have noticed a huge difference in the way they are during the day. They really like reaching their goals, and it's helping teach them to manage themselves in a different way. LOVE THESE SO MUCH!!

Do you think 4 & 5 yrs will be able to get this?  It would save a lot of time........K-1 Teaching Besties: Tour Katie's Kindergarten Classroom

Do you think 4 & 5 yrs will be able to get this? It would save a lot of time........K-1 Teaching Besties: Tour Katie's Kindergarten Classroom

I wonder if my cute little freshmen would let me take "first day of high school" pictures?  I could pose them against the brick wall at school and upload the pix and let them add all the data?

I wonder if my cute little freshmen would let me take "first day of high school" pictures? I could pose them against the brick wall at school and upload the pix and let them add all the data?

66-pages of self-esteen building & motivational ideas to help modify behavior while making your life easier and more organized. FREE

66-pages of self-esteen building & motivational ideas to help modify behavior while making your life easier and more organized. FREE

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