The Mailbox #BeTheDifference Giveaway! - Lessons With Laughter
When I moved into my first classroom, I remember coming across a couple books by The Mailbox filled with pages after pages of amazing classroom ideas! So when they asked if I wanted to collaborate with them for their #BeTheDifference campaign, I was beyond excited! They sent me the most adorable package (look at that wash tape!!!!) …
CLASS DISCUSSION TECHNIQUES: NO HIDING, NO OVERPOWERING
‘Split into small teams and discuss …’ Why won’t they discuss? There might be a whole lot of reasons for that: I don’t know enough words. I’m worried about my grammar. I’m …
Growth Mindset Quotes for Kids & Parents - The Kitchen Table Classroom
These free watercolor growth mindset quotes for kids are a great reminder to keep trying! Growth quotes perfect for encouraging growth mindset for kids!
40 Weird Questions to Ask Your Students to Help You Get to Know them Better - Fun, Fresh Ideas
The first few weeks of school are all about getting to know our students. We have them fill out worksheets telling us about their favorite foods or songs, we ask them if they have access to the Internet at home, and sometimes we have them tell us about their summer vacations. But… is it enough? ... Read More about 40 Weird Questions to Ask Your Students to Help You Get to Know them Better
Need Ideas for Writing? We've got you covered!
It’s an English teacher’s worst-kept secret: the more kids write, the better they get at writing. To help you get your students writing regularly, we’ve created a special month-long series of writing prompts to use in your middle school classroom.
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Classroom Slides EDITABLE- Morning Slides and Event Slides
63 SLIDE OPTIONS!!This resource was designed to help teachers with templates for everyday classroom happenings. These templates organize daily events and special events that take place in the classroom. Type directly in the textboxes to edit. Suggestions: Cut and paste the slides you want to use int...
Top 10 Back To School Activities to Build Community
Building community in your classroom is critical to a great year! Students who feel safe, valued and a sense of belonging are infinitely more willing to take social and academic risks in your classroom. So how do you build that sense of community? Well, I have gathered up 10 of my favorite activities to share with you today.