Rambling about Reading
1. I am LOVING the fact that my kids are into writing workshop! My students wrote for 6 minutes today on their own. One student even said she wrote two stories. :) We are going to making heart maps for the front of our journals tomorrow! 2. I am LOVING that my students are really getting into our routine and know what to expect each day. They know to write down their homework, get out their binders, and pick new books if they finish. It is becoming so much easier everyday! 3. I am LOVING J…
Display a beautiful timeline of events - PAPERZIP
Create a classroom timeline! I’ve tried scrapbooks, etc., but they’re often difficult to maintain. With this timeline it’s incredibly visual, and always reminds you to keep it up to date....
Kids, Pre-School and Beyond!
Our local community board. Using an old car mat and photographs from where the children visit over the year at pre-school such as the post office, tea room, doctors, dentist, hairdressers, shop, etc. EYFS Links: Understanding The World
This is my take on vocab pockets. I put a variety of high level adjectives for common words such as happy or sad into jewellery bags and hung them onto hooks to encourage children to use them to expand their vocabulary. Jeweller bags were £2 from eBay, bargain!!!
How I Got 18 out of 23 Kids to Master 100% of Their Sight Words
Take a photo of each child holding a sight word. Create a power point with the pictures to use in phonics sessions. Display in the classroom.
This was a project that took a few weeks. We tied our classroom camera to each child's wrist and then followed the child as they took photos. A display for each child was created containing a few photos they had taken as well as a larger copy of a photo of them photographing an area and the matching picture. The project was displayed in the art gallery at the high school we were located on. The class went to visit their work numerous times during the few week showing.
the annual art show
Art glorious art! Oh how I love my job! Children, Art, Children, Art...throw in a little nature and I am in heaven. After weeks of labor and months of planning our "All School Celebration" art show finally arrived. It was a fabulous success. Here are a few photos to share: The picture above is an example of some of the children's seasonal explorations And here is a sampling of a classroom space study, complete with a collaborative robot and solar system... In this picture you can see both…
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