First Day of School Stations - Back to School Activity Using stations on the first day of school sets the tone for the year. Show students that they will be out of their seats, engaged in learning, and collaborating with classmates in your
My favorite Back To School Activity! It's the perfect whole class activity to help build community in your classroom at the beginning of the school year. Students share what they are looking for in a new friend, and how they can be a good friend to other
First day class rules: I actually have this taped to the inside of my classroom door. After my students see these (and chuckle a little), my rules don't seem so bad.---like this idea :) start the year off with some tongue n cheek humor :)
* TOP 100 BEST SELLER * It's time to get rid of the mundane folders full of paperwork and give parents a classroom handbook they will actually use! This editable dual tab flip book is just what the teacher ordered!
20 Classroom Management Strategies You Can Start Right Away - Classroom check out cups! Kids put the cup of where they're going at their desk any time they leave the classroom - do a different color cup for restroom, office, nurse, speech, etc. so you ca
"Can I Chew Gum in Class?" Beginning of the Year Class Rules Activity
"Can I Chew Gum in Class?" and other annoying questions kids ask.Instead of simply reading your rules to the students on the first day, let them find the answers to their most common questions in this back-to-school activity. First day rules activity
Get to know your students with a student interest survey. Use it at the beginning of the school year, after breaks, or open house and meet the teacher nights. If you get to meet your students before the next school year, this would be helpful too!
Are you ready to head back to school yet? Here are 9 ways that you can start the year off right. These strategies will help you set the foundation for your classroom and create a space where you and your students will want to be every day of the school ye
Back to School Science Activities for Middle School
For many middle school science students, this will be their first year of having science as a stand-alone class. Additionally, many middle schools are comprised of students coming from several different elementary schools. You can use these Back-to-School