School - Library
Last year, I decided to ditch all the chairs and tables in my music room and go for full-blown flexible seating! I was nervous about how it would work with all 500 kiddos in the school, but knew it would be so beneficial for them. I spent the summer scouring IKEA, Target, Wal-Mart, TJMaxx and tons of other stores for pillows, rugs, tables and anything else I could find for my classroom. I wanted to make sure and have plenty of options that would work for ALL my grade levels (Kinder-5th). I saw
Students write a letter to a parent about what they did during the week. The parent writes back a short note in response. "If the students bring their Friday Journal back on Monday with a parent response, they receive a sticker on the cover of their journal. By the end of the year, the cover looks really cool and the parents have a special keepsake."