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Master Copies Binder: So much easier than shoving everything in a filing cabinet

How to Start Your Summer Vacation

Ok, let's see if we can get through this post without my computer getting all screwy! (*UPDATE: By the end of this post, I had to hook up m...

these are so awesome, I was so happy I found these I almost cried!!!

Math Manipulatives Labels

3/15/18 UPDATE!! I'm so sorry it took a few years, but it seems like people are having a hard time downloading the word format with pi...

student work display - clothespins with push pins hot glued on back on top of colorful scrapbook paper

Teacher Week: Classroom Digs (a sneak peek!)

I just went into my classroom for the first time this week. I spent quite a few hours there yesterday doing a little painting and a whole lot of staring at the space. I had planned on doing some rearranging this year but I still needed to figure out the specifics. I left yesterday with a plan in my head. Then I headed straight to Michael's to pick up the necessary supplies. I returned to my classroom this morning ready to roll. A few hours later & it's beginning to come together. I still…

Labels for Classroom Supplies | Free printables from Scholastic Instructor Magazine.

Printable Labels for Classroom Supplies | Scholastic

Labels for Classroom Supplies | Free printables from Scholastic Instructor Magazine.

How to set up a writing center in preschool or kindergarten via www.pre-kpages.com

Writing Center for Preschool and Pre-K

How do you store supplies such as markers, pencils, paper, and crayons in your writing center? Setting up a writing center in your classroom can be challenging, but with a few simple tricks you can have a fully functional and organized center in no time! Writing Center Set Up in Preschool I get asked often ...

Mini nurse station ... No interruptions won't bother nurse for little things too

3 Favorite Things | Organized Classroom

Three favorite teacher items include DIY clipboards, a do not disturb custom lanyard, and a mini nurse station to help the classroom run more smoothly.

My wonderful aid, Nancy & I had this idea for our Kinder classroom chairs...we originally started trying to make the chair covers (another Pinterest idea) but it ended up costing about 6 dollars/chair and a LOT of time. We did some brainstorming...knowing about the positive experiences students have had sitting on exercise balls in class (but knowing my type A personality can't handle 26 balls rolling around the classroom), this idea created a way for the ball to be stationary, but the…

Simply Kinder - Kindergarten Teaching Blog

My wonderful aid, Nancy & I had this idea for our Kinder classroom chairs...we originally started trying to make the chair covers (another Pinterest idea) but it ended up costing about 6 dollars/chair and a LOT of time. We did some brainstorming...knowing about the positive experiences students have had sitting on exercise balls in class (but knowing my type A personality can't handle 26 balls rolling around the classroom), this idea created a way for the ball to be stationary, but the…

Flexible Seating Freebie - Parent Letter & Student Contract

Flexible Seating Parent Letter and Flexible Seating Contract

Interested in implementing flexible seating in your classroom? Not sure where to start? Check out my blog post on how I funded, purchased, and implemented flexible seating in my classroom.Enjoy this free flexible seating parent letter and student flexible seating contract form as you begin transform...

Freebie Math Manipulative Labels

Back To Work Monday Made It

Can I just say how much I have loved my summer break and how productive I have been. I am very proud of myself for completing most of the To Do list and also making some fun things along the way. I really enjoy the Monday Made It posts from everyone. Such great ideas and I love getting crafty :) I am back to work this week with meetings and classroom set up. I don't have anything too crafty. I finished some items that I needed in my class this year. The first are some labels for all of my…

Do this, not that guide to keeping an organized classroom... She has an idea that would save me from those huge "student mailboxes."

Teacher to Teacher Ideas in the Top Teaching Blog | Scholastic

Exciting lesson ideas, classroom strategies, teaching tips, book lists, videos, and reproducibles in a daily blog by teachers from the classrooms of extraordinary mentor

Make sure to think about these 5 things when you are setting up your classroom!

5 Things To Consider When Setting Up Your Classroom (K-2) - Learning at the Primary Pond

Make sure to think about these 5 things when you are setting up your classroom!

confession: if i find a little counting bear or one base ten block and i've already put them away, i'll just throw them out. i need this.

How to Set Up a Year-Long Math Games and Activities Center

Set up a math games and activities center in your classroom that is easy to maintain all year long. I think that math games are the perfect fit in a kindergarten classroom. They can help your students practice math skills and learn without you physically being there. Students can work independently which frees the teacher up to teach math in small groups - or in other words - do guided math. It's what I did in my classroom and it worked out great. Related: How to start guided math in…