Bethan Elliott
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Conversation jenga. This would be great for the beginning of the year - or anytime as a community builder.

Conversation Jenga by somethingtotalkabout: This is a great icebreaker or game to practice conversing socially, listening, asking questions, and turn-taking. Possibly a game to use in groups or with children/adolescents.

Math Plate

Dry erase on plastic plates, hmm. From previous pinner: Perfect for math in focus number decomposition! Use a plastic plate and you can write with dry erase! Great to teach part part whole, fact families, etc.

She stores all the papers for each unit/theme in binders. So smart. I keep cramming stuff into bursting filing cabinets.

She stores all the papers for each unit/theme in binders. So smart. I keep cramming stuff into bursting filing cabinets.however put the binder in the filing cabinet, to save on space still

Why I Will Never Use a Behavior Chart Again || Many teachers use or have used a behavior chart, some of us are even required to use them. Here is a blog post with an interesting perspective …

Take a break corner instead of clip chart. Includes reflective piece which I really like! Help kids understand their feelings/behaviors rather than embarrass. Teaching in Progress: Why I Will Never Use a Behavior Chart Again

Teacher Autobiography Book - make it read to the kids. Cute idea.

Teacher Autobiography Big Book for the beginning of the year. I will have each kid make one when they are STAR student to keep with classroom books. Send them home at the end of the year (Yeehaw Teaching in Texas!