Are you a middle school or elementary teacher who is frustrated by lines of students wanting your attention? You are going to want to check out this post containing an easy strategy that both you AND your substitute teachers will love!
Summer Bucket List - End of the School Year Activity: In this packet, your students will be drawing or writing about their summer bucket list. The are seven variations of the ONE template, including open-ended options to meet the individual needs of all your students. This summer bucket list craft activity works well year after year for multiple grade levels due to the different templates and writing or drawing options…
Other ways to say ... Said, Went, Scared, Big, Small, Sad, Happy, Saw, Next, Great, Good, Bad, Positive Character Words, Negative Character Words, Time Transition Words for Narratives and Transition Words for Information and Argument Texts. (16 page digital download)
This time capsule product can be used for the beginning of the year, New Years, or the end of the school year and is perfect for any elementary student. The no prep printables are engaging and fun for students, but will be even more amazing when they wait to reread all the tidbits of information from their current perspective and time! Teacher and parent friendly and student approved... your students will love it!
Mindset Moments: Showcasing Student Growth. Take time to reflect on student learning and create “Mindset Moments.” To learn more about mindsets in the classroom, and especially the difference between fixed and growth mindsets, please check out my earlier post on this subject, "New Year, New Mindset."
First grade is an exciting time of transition for your little ones! To help you have the best year ever, we’ve scoured our own WeAreTeachers HELPLINE! and the Web for the best tips and ideas for this special grade. Whether you’re …
We hate to be the bearers of bad news, but the first day of school is coming up sooner than you’d like. We know, we know — where the heck did summer go?! But while you wish you could do everything in your power to postpone the time that you have to resume waking up early, doing homework, etc., the fact is you can’t, and that’s why you should take steps to make the inevitable moment better than ever before! Check out the following hacks, tips and tricks that’ll help you prepare for your 1st…
Primary Writing Checklist by Innovative Teacher.This writing checklist is for primary students in grades K-2. I have used this checklist every year and have seen my students improve their writing dramatically.
Music with Kids: Song Cubes and Finding the Beat., A super fun way to learn rhythm, beat, and simple tunes for toddlers, preschoolers, pre-k, and kindergarten kids at home or school. Includes free printable too! - Pre-K Pages
Need a fun classroom management activity to get kids focused and ready for the day? Teachers can set-up a DIY Question of the Day board with a drip pan and a few simple materials. Kids will love reading the different questions posted each school day!