BRAIN BREAKS: Store Brain Breaks inside a pencil box. It doesn't take up much space and students will be so excited when they see you pull out the Brain Break Box.
Make Dry-Erase Boards for Pennies!
They're sturdy, but lighter than traditional whiteboards, and wider. The edges aren't sharp, but the saw made them a little rough and small cracking in the white material, so I just put some colorful tape around the sides.
Dry Erase Pockets & Their Many Uses
Melissa Acosta I think this is a great idea to assess students learning. When in the middle of a lesson, you can ask a student to circle their response and hold it up to get a quick assessment of who understands the material and who doesn't.
2 DIY Projects: Pop of Color and Mason Jar Storage
do this for my shelves Organizing classroom supplies in a beautiful, easy-to-see way
50 Student Rewards That Don’t Cost a Thing
Class Dojo reward ideas: 50 Student Rewards That Don't Cost a Thing
5 Simple Ways to Connect with Students and Build Relationships
People Management Teacher/Student Relationships 5 Awesome and Simple Ways to Connect with Students and Build Relationships
Monday Made It
Use Sterillite bins to create student mailboxes.use these for differentiated early finisher work!
Never Sharpen Another Pencil
Never Sharpen Another Pencil. All your pencil problems solved! I thought this was a cool idea because it will give the students a sense of responsibility and accountability.
25 Chatty Class Classroom Management Strategies for Overly Talkative Students
Miss Giraffe's Class: 25 Chatty Class Classroom Management Strategies for Overly Talkative Students
6 Things You Must Do Now for Next School Year!
What a great classroom management hack: eraser up means you haven't called them up. Point up means you have. So easy and inexpensive!
35 Cheap And Ingenious Ways To Have The Best Classroom Ever
Community Post: 12 Glorious Ways To Organize Classroom Supplies
Use vinyl transfers to make semi-permanent decals for words you don’t want to have to rewrite everyday. 36 Clever DIY Ways To Decorate Your Classroom. I also like the ribbons window treatment & iron-on fabric letter ideas.
2. Magic Markers
Magnetic marker holder on board. Free up counter space with a simple wall hanging that can hold markers, pencils or other vertical supplies.
How to Put Together the Ultimate Teacher Binder
Very important for organizing your classroom and schedule for the curriculum. It comes with templates for lesson plans, calendars, and other organizational things you might need.