5 Simple Ways to Connect with Students and Build Relationships
5 easy and quick ways to build relationships with kids every day. Being connected with students helps teachers maintain positive classroom management and behavior.
EMOJIS IN THE CLASSROOM
Using Emojis in the classroom is a fun way to tie recognizable visual elements into activities that all students will enjoy. I've rounded up 10 ways you can use Emojis in the classroom, including a free a Emoji character emotion reading anchor chart and writing activity, and free Emoji matching cards and more! Emojis are easy to use, and judging by the question, 'Can we use Emojis?' I get any time we do a project on the iPads, students love them! Set up Emojis on PC's, Chromebooks, iPads or…
Self Regulation Back to School Craft & Distance Learning Activity
Love this!! You can display your students' talent and their names with this DIY coloring banner. Coloring helps students relieve stress and take a break from a rigorous task. Ten designs are included.
A Freebie for St. Paddy's Day and much more! - The Lesson Plan Diva
I hope everyone is having a wonderful weekend! I wanted to get my freebie posted for St. Paddy’s Day a little sooner but I have been so swamped lately! In class we are working on commas in a series this week and rounding. We have done so much including some sorting activities which were a
Wrapping Up a Great Year and Wordle Bookmarks!
My last day of school was on Tuesday, and I have to say that I just had my best year of teaching ever. I LOVED my 1st/2nd grade combo class. Over the course of the year, I saw kids become readers, and kids who came in as "readers" become true thinkers of text. Our class discussions were rich and meaningful, and because my students were chosen for their ability to work independently, I was able to differentiate my instruction more than ever, and saw amazing growth in my students. It was…
10 Google Search Tips All Students Can Use
I'm often asked for recommendations on how to help students use Google more effectively. This morning I sat down and thought about the recommendations that I make most frequently when I am asked. I wrote up my list and put it into PDF form for you to download and print if you like. A few things about the PDF. The list is not detailed (I wanted to keep it to one page) so you may have to show your students how to do some of the things on it. There is a link to Google Search Lesson plans in the…
Crafty Character Trait Collage
I love scrapbooking even though I rarely have time to do it! When I saw this cool idea on Pinterest a while back, my brain started racing. How could I use this in my school counseling office? I…
Preschool Classroom Reveal - Happy Home Fairy
See this room? It is my new home. It has literally eaten up my entire life in the span of a few short weeks. 🙂 I teach all morning, work in the afternoon for the school’s front office, and then take my boys home to feed them the same thing for the 3rd night in […]
5 Teachers To Watch On Periscope - Sheila Jane Teaching :: Teach Happy, Live Happy, Be Happy.
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Classroom Management Reward Tags for Big Kids: Editable Bundle!
Brag tags are an awesome classroom management strategy! This pack is all you need all year to print unlimited tags!