Inspiring quote: "Don’t think about what can happen in a month. Don’t think about what can happen in a year. Just focus on the 24 hours in front of you and do what you can to get closer to where you want to be.
4 Seasons Printable Chart (visual of what months are in what seasons ;arrow moves to show not only what month you are in but also what season; printable pages come in color or black and white) change to Aussie seasons ;
This is for students but most adults need this.instead of "I Can't" or "I don't know". I would change a few of these though and guide students in "creating" the list as a class (beginning of the year mini-lesson).
This could be adapted to suit my class! (via Team V’s First Grade Fun: “I’m Done” Cups) Students pick a stick from the “I’m Done” cup and work on an activity when they are finished with their work. Teachers can range the activities depending on the grade.
Create a turn-in bin with clothespins that are labeled with each student’s name. When a student turns in their assignment, they can turn the clothespin over, giving you an easy way to keep track of who has completed their work.
Self-assessment strategy: students use cards to indicate how they are progressing through independent practice. This allows the teacher to intervene when necessary and gauge students' understanding of concepts.