This is something that I did last year at the beginning of the school year.  The kids loved it and it's a fun way to get to know each ot...

All About Me Bag--good to hand out at Open House before school starts so kids can bring their bags to share on the first day!

From the Game GalHere's a list of phrases to play an acting game like charades. All of the phrases are actions to act out. Have students take turns acting out a phrase silently in front of the class. The rest of the class tries to guess what the student is acting out.You can cut along the lines to cut the words into strips that students could draw from a bowl, or just read the words out loud.For detailed instructions on how to play charades, more free word lists, and even more games and…

From the Game GalHere's a list of phrases to play an acting game like charades. All of the phrases are actions to act out. Have students take turns acting out a phrase silently in front of the class. The rest of the class tries to guess what the student i

Teach children to self-regulate, manage their emotions, develop self-control and self-esteem, and mindfulness with this SEL resource. Children will make their own calm down kit and stress ball. Teachers will facilitate the class learning and practicing yoga, brain breaks, and many other mindful strategies in the classroom.

Self-Regulation, Self-Control & Self-Esteem Social Emotional Learning Curriculum

Teach children to self-regulate, manage their emotions, develop self-control and self-esteem, and mindfulness with this SEL resource. Children will make their own calm down kit and stress ball. Teachers will facilitate the class learning and practicing yo

My students LOVED this lesson. Perspective is part magic and part math and for creative types like me, there are specific rules that really work. My students discovered these as we worked through the lesson. About half of my fifth grade class finished this lesson in three, 50-minute sessions. The other half need an additional 30 minutes to finish.

One-Point Perspective Art Lesson

My students LOVED this lesson. Perspective is part magic and part math and for creative types like me, there are specific rules that really work. My students discovered these as we worked through the lesson. About half of my fifth grade class finished thi

This year I am teaching a Study Skills class for the first time. All of my students in the class are sophomores, which means they are all taking Geometry. Recently, they're all learning about parallel line angle relationships and I have been finding that I really need a visual for them to reference. I had made a poster a while ago, but it was in color. We don't have a color printer and printing it out in black and white just wasn't the best. So I wanted to make a visual that could be printed…

Parallel Lines Cut by a Transversal Poster and Coloring Page

This year I am teaching a Study Skills class for the first time. All of my students in the class are sophomores, which means they are all taking Geometry. Recently, they're all learning about parallel line angle relationships and I have been finding that

Want short pieces of literature that your English class will love to discuss? English short stories for high school English or ESL classes. 5 of my favourite stories are in this post! Analyze short story literature with the best short stories for English students. A lesson plan for one of them will be added to my free printables library for English teachers. Grab access today at www.teachingcove.com

5 Short Stories With Surprise Endings Your Students Will Love to Analyze

Want short pieces of literature that your English class will love to discuss? English short stories for high school English or ESL classes. 5 of my favourite stories are in this post! Analyze short story literature with the best short stories for English

Your students have awoken on an deserted island. How are they going to survive? Food, shelter, water, who knows?  This project based learning activity asks students to problem solve and world-build, unlike anything they've done before.  It brings together design, SS, art, writing, and collaboration. Go to the island and get lost. $

Project Based Learning Activity: Island Survival (PBL)

Your students have awoken on an deserted island. How are they going to survive? Food, shelter, water, who knows? This project based learning activity asks students to problem solve and world-build, unlike anything they've done before. It brings together

Here’s another fun idea for the last week of school. Let the kids go on a class scavenger hunt! They will walk around the class, ask each other questions, and find out who can fit in each square. It’s a fun way for students to be active and engaged! Grab the free download HERE! Related

End of the Year Activity - Class Scavenger Hunt

End of the Year Activity - Class Scavenger Hunt Here's another fun idea for the last week of school. Let the kids go on a class scavenger hunt! They will walk around the class ask each other questions and find out who can fit in each square.

PBL- Let the Class Solve World Problems - An Ethical Island | Professional Learning for Busy Educators | Scoop.it

PBL- Let the Class Solve World Problems - An Ethical Island

Can kids solve real life problems that affect our world? Why not? Many of you know the 7 sterile steps to PBL. How about adding a little more to the 7 steps? Here are a few ideas about how to solve real-life problems with your class.

Best 21 Casual Fall Outfit Ideas for You to Steal https://www.fashiotopia.com/2017/10/22/21-casual-fall-outfit-ideas-steal/ No matter whether you're a 6 feet tall girl or you fall in the class of petite ladies, this is critical have clothing for all. It's reasonable to say that the vast majority of women love fashion and wearing beautiful clothing

21 Casual Fall Outfit Ideas for You to Steal

Best 21 Casual Fall Outfit Ideas for You to Steal https://www.fashiotopia.com/2017/10/22/21-casual-fall-outfit-ideas-steal/ No matter whether you're a 6 feet tall girl or you fall in the class of petite ladies, this is critical have clothing for all. It's reasonable to say that the vast majority of women love fashion and wearing beautiful clothing

Me voici.  A good introduction activity for the new school year.  Quiz the students on each other once everyone has completed their poster.

Me Voici: French "About Me" Poster

Me voici. A good introduction activity for the new school year. Quiz the students on each other once everyone has completed their poster.

Thought this could be a fun way to implement a physical activity lesson that gets students moving and interacting with others. This activity relates to the health and physical education planned curriculum, focusing on the strand of movement competence: skills, concepts and strategies. Students get to spin the board and whatever it falls on he or she must complete the physical movement for a certain amount of time.

Thought this could be a fun way to implement a physical activity lesson that gets students moving and interacting with others. This activity relates to the health and physical education planned curric

Fun and easy activity for back-to-school: use a beach ball to get to know your new class! Blog post by Jessica Lawler @ Joy in the Journey

Fun and Easy Get-to-Know-You Game!

Identifying and encouraging good work habits during the first week of school.  Love the class book idea.  Freebie in post!

First Week Must Dos

Identifying and encouraging good work habits during the first week of school. Love the class book idea. Freebie in post!

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