Classroom Expectations: Creating a Classroom Contract
Build social responsibility and encourage good behavior by creating a classroom contract. Helpful anchor chart idea and FREE printable included!
Building a Positive Community
At the start of a new year, chances are some of your students are new to your school. Other students were not in the same class last year and everyone is new to your classroom. Let your students know that great things happen when they all cooperate and work together. During the first week of school, you should spend some time on team building activities. Here are a few ideas I found around the web: Adapted from this activity: http://www.teampedia.net/wiki/index.php?title=Helium_Stick…
Constitution Day Activities
1-2-3 Come Do Some Constitution Day Activities With Me With a federal mandate that any schools accepting federal funds, need to do some educational activity associated with the Constitution, on September 17th, I wanted to think up something that my Y5’s could easily understand. With everything else that teachers have to cover, I also wanted what we did to be something simple and especially relevant to them. This packet does exactly that, because I've tied it into classroom management: jobs…
Outlaw "I'm Done" in Your Classroom!
Outlawing the words "I'm done" changed my classroom! Find out how to reform fast finishers and improve the quality of work in your room!
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Rights Respecting School
Article 42 – You have the right to know your rights! Adults should know about these rights and help you learn about them, too. Global Learning Week During global learning week we discovered …
3 Steps to Creating a Hopes and Dreams Display
One of the most meaningful family projects is the Hopes & Dreams Display. This is a visual piece displayed all year long in the classroom. It holds the hopes and dreams of the families for their child in your class. There are basic 3 steps to creating a Hopes & Dreams display Pick what kind you will use as the base of your Hopes & Dreams display. This piece is wall art piece found at a thrift store. This is the side of a crib. A family donated it. A simple tree branch works beautifully. An…