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This idea provides ways for students to get the information they’re seeking on their own {as much as possible}

Telling Time - Math and Classroom Management Bulletin Board Idea

Photo Source: peacelovelearning.blogspot.com As a teacher, you're bound to hear {what feels like} a million questions a day. So why not get proactive - providing ways for students to get the information they're seeking on their own {as much as possible}? Younger students can be preoccupied with time - "When are we going to lunch?", "What time is gym", "Is it time to go home yet?", etc. While the original design by Donna of Peace, Love and Learning is not a bulletin board, you could easily…

Mrs. West Knows Best: Class Tour - April 2013 - Primary 4

Class Tour - April 2013 - Primary 4

If anyone reads this, you know that I changed schools in April. I'm permanent! Yay! I moved to a very new building; the school opened in April 2011, so you'll see that everything looks very fresh and bright and new. I thought I'd post some photos of my new classroom. Hopefully in August/September I will post my setting up process when I "start from scratch." This is what you see when you first walk into the class. Yes, those are lovely big windows along the back wall. Looking into the class…

Instagram Bulletin Board. I like the idea of doing this at the start of the year while we are all getting to know each other!

Instagram Bulletin Board.

Remember THIS bulletin board? And THIS one.... And then THIS bookshelf....? Well.....my 6th grade 'teacher' sister has been at it again and she's NOW created a darling Instagram themed bulletin board. Is that not the CUTEST?!??? Perfect for the 4th quarter, as she takes loads of pics throughout the year. She cut the pics into all different sizes of rectangles and squares. She projected the lettering onto a screen and traced those onto paper. Can you believe that in a little over one month…

As a supply teacher for many months prior to obtaining my first LTO, I found that if you were liked by the teacher you were there for, you would be...

While you were out Supply Teacher Communication Form

As a supply teacher for many months prior to obtaining my first LTO, I found that if you were liked by the teacher you were there for, you would be called again. The problem was that once I had left the school (even though I left a handwritten note), that teacher did not know who I was or never cal...

Sarah's First Grade Snippets: Math "Snapshot" Assessment for Addition freebie for 1st grade

Math "Snapshot" Assessment for Addition freebie - Sarah's Teaching Snippets

I took the great advice that was given to me and finished up this “snapshot”. I appreciate the input! 🙂 You can now download these for free. I hope to make more soon(ish). Click on the button of your choice to download: If you take and enjoy the freebie, please consider leaving feedback for ... Read More about Math “Snapshot” Assessment for Addition freebie

Learning intentions using "I can" statements aligned with the Common Core State Standards!

Learning intentions using "I can" statements aligned with the Common Core State Standards!

A fun why for students to summarize and retell a story or modify to use with nonfiction texts

Roll and Retell - Building Summarizing, Communication, and Writing Skills

A fun why for students to summarize and retell a story or modify to use with nonfiction texts

Exit Slip Bulletin Board with five focus questions. Formative assessment at its best. #balancedliteracy

The Literacy Effect

Exit Slip Bulletin Board with five focus questions. Formative assessment at its best. #balancedliteracy

Love this use of social media bulletin board.

Instagram Bulletin Board.

Remember THIS bulletin board? And THIS one.... And then THIS bookshelf....? Well.....my 6th grade 'teacher' sister has been at it again and she's NOW created a darling Instagram themed bulletin board. Is that not the CUTEST?!??? Perfect for the 4th quarter, as she takes loads of pics throughout the year. She cut the pics into all different sizes of rectangles and squares. She projected the lettering onto a screen and traced those onto paper. Can you believe that in a little over one month…

Are you a teacher looking for classroom management ideas that will make your classroom run smoother? Check out these 10 positive classroom management tips and tricks that have been tried, tested, and WORK in elementary classrooms! PLUS kids love these activities!

Classroom Management Ideas : The Positive Teacher's Guide

Need some classroom management ideas that will make your classroom run smoother? These 10 positive tips and tricks that have been tried, tested, and WORK! PLUS kids love these activities!

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