"Challenge capsules" for students who finish early-- keep those high achievers moving. I love the choice/surprise element here. It makes it a privilege, not a punishment. If we make sure the activities aren't just more of the same, this is great idea!
Poet-Tree Corner. Great space for students to read, relax and learn! Features: Fadeless® Reclaimed Brick, Fadeless® Wispy Clouds, Pacon® Natural Kraft Wrapping Paper, Tru-Ray® Construction Paper, Bordette® Borders, Pacon® Anchor Charts and Classroom Keepers®.
Last school year, I made drastic changes in my classroom management system. Due to a schoolwide initiative, my behavior “clip chart” system ended, and in turn, school rules were replaced with a language that promoted growth mindset. I was determined to epitomize this with my students and end hearing