10 Great 1st Week of School Books – Education Article

During the 1st week of school, I use a large amount of books to teach rules, behaviors, social interactions, and content. To keep me organized, I have set aside a box of 1st week of school books so that I can easily access them. Here are some of my favorites! I have provided a list of 1st week of school books and an activity for each. 1. First Day Jitters A book that reflects the fears and concerns of students…

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New Findings – Items for the Classroom – Education Article

How many of you are living at your classroom, trying to find ways to create a new and inviting space for your new students arriving in a few days? This year I found some new items for the classroom that I had to share. I am so excited to begin using these in my classroom this upcoming school year. Items for the Classroom Mini Chalkboards I found these small chalkboard signs at AC Moore for a dollar. I wanted to…

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🌞 Morning Activities for Students – 20 Morning Tub Ideas – Education Article

What are your mornings like in the classroom? Are kids being crazy, are you scrambling to get lunch counts done and attendance taken, are your kids doing morning work, are they interrupting you with questions about their morning work or not completing it at all? These are all problems I had in my classroom up until last year. I implemented morning bins/tubs for morning activities for students. These morning activities for students are not always educational. They are fun creative…

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Post-Holiday Classroom Activities – Education Coffee Break – Education Article

On the first week back you will need to review all the rules and routines. The first day back from break I treat like the first day of school. Not too much academic work, but lots of reviewing the routine, practicing them, and review your expectations. During the post-holiday classroom activities for the first week back, we review each of our literacy centers and what they should be doing during their center times. We review how to sit on the…

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