Note to students

classroom decor Classroom Decor Ideas Every teacher should do this. Classroom Freebies: Dear Students Great site for classroom decorating id.

Love this!  She took out the "We do a lot of tests" line!  Free printable.

Bright Colors Classroom Decor First Grade Found Me: Ten Pin Linky- Classroom Decor Ideas Creekside Teacher Tales: Classroom Pledge & Freebie.

Great way to get better info on parent volunteers and what they are really interested in helping with

Parent Volunteer Info Form (would need to edit this a bit, but I love some of the options.great ideas, and really pre-defines the volunteer roles for parents)

This is a great blog post with classroom management freebies. This follows a lot of the same things I did in my own classroom.

Positive classroom discipline: "Cool-Down Spot." I love this idea! I hate the phrase 'time out', especially since i'm not their parent! So this would work for me!

Fair vs. Equal anchor chart- kids sort the statements after the mini lesson

pg on differentiating for student need: Fair vs. Equal - Awesome lesson to teach during the first week of school in order to address making accommodations for students with special needs

Mistakes are proof that you are trying.

From technology rocks.: Sayings & Posters & Quotes OH MY! {Part -- Cute motivational posters!