Discover Pinterest’s 10 best ideas and inspiration for English classroom. Get inspired and try out new things.
There are three kinds of teacher-decorators: those who were born for Pinterest, those who can’t, and all the ones in between (such as the broke, the tired, and the I-have-no-time-to-decorate). However, making a classroom appeal to middle and high school students doesn’t HAVE to involve serious crafting or expensive, time-intensive projects. Check out these tips from me and Bonnie from Presto Plans as you prepare your classroom for the fall (or at any time of year that you want to give it a…
Shelby Wittum saved to my EL Classroom
By Presto Plans I first realized the power of bell ringers years ago, thanks to a particularly unruly class that would bounce off my walls after lunch. After consistently wasting the first ten minutes of class getting students seated, settled, and ready to learn, I decided to give bell-ringers a try. They were immediately a classroom game-changer. Bell-ringers—sometimes referred to as “warm ups” or “do nows”— are questions, tasks, or other warm up activities that students complete at the…
Nancy Phear saved to classroom
An overview of 9 simple but effective classroom management tips secondary teachers can use to feel confident in their classroom and increase student learning.
Taylor Tucker saved to Classroom
When back to school season rolls around, I always have my guard up when it comes to shopping. There is always SO MUCH that I WANT, and so little that I actually NEED. What I’ve done for the past few years is this: I set a budget and I set a limit on my projects. The point of su
Renee Anderson saved to teacher
First year language arts teacher - everything you need to know - the ultimate guide for new high school and middle school teachers.
Alicia Merritt saved to Teacher Stuff
There are so many positive classroom ideas for high school that high school teachers should steal from the elementary world...
Donna Monroe saved to Classroom
After 19 years in the classroom, I‘ve picked up a few tricks that have saved me from hours reinventing the wheel year after year. The best thing I ever did for myself was complete some upfront work that led to years of little to no prep and planning! Here are my top three work smarter, not harder tips for easy lesson planning: 1. Save and store reusable worksheets and task cards. Classrooms don't have a lot of storage space, but keeping photocopies of the materials your students will use…
kathryn wheelen saved to Middle school classroom
As we are heading back to school an abundance of creative classrooms are filling my Instagram, Pinterest, and Twitter feeds. I love seeing how other teachers
Filler Activities for ELA (blog post) What can you do with five extra minutes in secondary ELA? Here are a few ideas to engage students until the bell.
Kathy Huemoeller saved to School Ideas
Find out how to use these free grammar posters in your classroom. From parts of speech, to comparative and superlative adjectives and adverbs!
Kristina Ridder saved to 5th grade