The First Week in First Grade
I wanted to stop by today and share some a few of my "go-to" activities during the first week of school to build our classroom community and set expectations for the year! During the first few days of school, we are setting the tone for the rest of the year. Our students are looking to see what kind of teacher we will be and making judgements about their school year. They're deciding if school is a place they want to come or a place they dread. The choices we make at the beginning of the…
Free Reading Comprehension and Reading Fluency Trials For Teachers, Parents & Tutors
Kids have a blast, boost fluency, practice 4 levels of comprehension, and are given tips and clues by an animated character named "Lefty." Classroom created as a reading center to save planning time and practice nearly every skill daily. Free trials for all to test it out and see if it's a fit!
Close Learning Gaps
MobyMax is a free, complete curriculum for ALL K-8 subjects including math, reading, language, writing, science, social studies, and even state test prep. Each time a student completes a lesson topic, they earn a star. After they earn 10 stars, students are awarded a badge. MobyMax is specifically designed for teachers.
Editable Teacher Binder | Print & Digital Teacher Planner with FREE Updates
Teacher binder organization just got better! With FREE UPDATES for LIFE, this One Stop Teacher Binder has everything you need for classroom organization. This teacher planner has lesson plan templates, 75+ planner covers to choose from, tons of classroom forms, calendars, and more! Love that it is EDITABLE with FREE updates for LIFE! Created by a teacher, for teachers!
Alisha on Instagram: “Took a tip from @thewholewheatclass since I’ll be gone tomorrow and there’s 6 days left of school #mypoorsub Truly wonder how many…”
1,171 Likes, 69 Comments - Alisha (@missingtoothgrins) on Instagram: “Took a tip from @thewholewheatclass since I’ll be gone tomorrow and there’s 6 days left of school…”
Invites & Party Stationery on Instagram: “Dream Baby Shower! 😍 This incredibly styled party ticks all the boxes! ✔️Spectacular grazing platter ✔️ Beautiful backdrop ✔️ Multiple…”
95 Likes, 19 Comments - Invites & Party Stationery (@printandparty) on Instagram: “Dream Baby Shower! 😍 This incredibly styled party ticks all the boxes! ✔️Spectacular grazing…”
Elements of Art Definitions & Free Printable Resources - The Kitchen Table Classroom
Introducing kids to the elements of art definitions gives a solid foundation of art vocabulary. Use these free element of art worksheets to get started!
117 Brilliant Dollar Store Hacks for the Classroom
It’s almost back-to-school season, which means you’re about to spend beaucoup bucks on your classroom. Wait just a minute there. We can save you a lot of money with our dollar store hacks. All the items here are things you …
ClassHook Helps Teachers Use Television Clips in Their Classroom - Class Tech Tips
Use this awesome tool to find classroom videos and use television in your lesson! Teachers can use ClassHook to improve student engagement and content retention in the classroom by making connections to popular television shows and movies.
Mini Post-it Rubrics
This week, I collected a short writing assignment from my students that asked them to create a billboard slogan that summed up key ideas in our One and Only Ivan Novel Study so far. I wanted to quickly grade the assignment with a rating that was more specific than a checkmark at the top of the page. I had a vague memory of something I had seen on Pinterest that showed a piece of copy paper with six sticky notes attached and a brief explanation about running Post-it notes through a printer. I…