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Getting to know each of your students in your first days of school is the best way to begin building strong relationships. This is a fun activity to get kids to open up...make sure to share about yourself as well! I boystowntraining.org

First Day of School Activities for Big Kids

Getting to know each of your students in your first days of school is the best way to begin building strong relationships. This is a fun activity to get kids to open up...make sure to share about yourself as well! I boystowntraining.org

'Middelbare scholieren mogen geen make-up dragen op school!' - Girlscene

'Middelbare scholieren mogen geen make-up dragen op school!' - Girlscene

Self- Correcting "Choose Your Own Journey" books: Students make choices and end up writing and solving systems of equations using different methods.

Systems of Equations: "Choose Your Own Journey" book

Self- Correcting "Choose Your Own Journey" books: Students make choices and end up writing and solving systems of equations using different methods.

High school English teachers and middle school English teachers looking for the most engaging (and time saving) lesson plans -- look no further. This is a treasure trove.

High school English teachers and middle school English teachers looking for the most engaging (and time saving) lesson plans -- look no further. This is a treasure trove.

We have rounded up some geeky teachers who might be too awesome for school.

We have rounded up some geeky teachers who might be too awesome for school.

Solving Equations. -         Repinned by Chesapeake College Adult Ed. We offer free classes on the Eastern Shore of MD to help you earn your GED - H.S. Diploma or Learn English (ESL).  www.Chesapeake.edu

Solving Equations. - Repinned by Chesapeake College Adult Ed. We offer free classes on the Eastern Shore of MD to help you earn your GED - H.S. Diploma or Learn English (ESL). www.Chesapeake.edu

Activities and links to help kids make the transition to middle school.  This idea fits in seamlessly with our Learner Profiles we use.  Students leave Cloverleaf equipped with their own "tool kit" for their next steps!

Moving Up to Middle School

Activities and links to help kids make the transition to middle school. This idea fits in seamlessly with our Learner Profiles we use. Students leave Cloverleaf equipped with their own "tool kit" for their next steps!

interactive notebook set up for high school students

Interactive Notebook Setup

interactive notebook set up for high school students

Bulletin board I put up in my classroom this year for my high school world history class. It includes a map of the world and people who have made a difference in world history.

Bulletin board I put up in my classroom this year for my high school world history class. It includes a map of the world and people who have made a difference in world history.

Interactive Notebooks: Essential Tips and Tricks for Setting them up for use in your Classroom! Great blog post!

Interactive Notebooks: Essential Tips and Tricks for Setting them up for use in your Classroom! Great blog post!

If poetry is taught the right way, students should be cheering at the thought of a Poetry Workshop day. This blog post outlines the "why" of Poetry Workshop along with tips and tricks that I have picked up to make any poetry unit a raging success in your middle school classroom.

If poetry is taught the right way, students should be cheering at the thought of a Poetry Workshop day. This blog post outlines the "why" of Poetry Workshop along with tips and tricks that I have picked up to make any poetry unit a raging success in your middle school classroom.

First Day of Middle School  I ask my students this each year...their answers are always honest. Using a sticky note is a great way to help make ideas concrete!

First Day of Middle School I ask my students this each year...their answers are always honest. Using a sticky note is a great way to help make ideas concrete!

I am in love with this idea.  Check out the video on this post.  WHAT a great teacher.    After almost nonstop requests to play the 70 Million video by Hold Your Horses, the class decided it would be fun to recreate the video using our own artwork selections.

I am in love with this idea. Check out the video on this post. WHAT a great teacher. After almost nonstop requests to play the 70 Million video by Hold Your Horses, the class decided it would be fun to recreate the video using our own artwork selections.

Some great advice on how to grade papers effectively, especially with the school year winding down

Some great advice on how to grade papers effectively, especially with the school year winding down

Pop-Up Toasts: A Last Day of School Activity that teaches PVLEGS, Character, and Classiness

Pop-Up Toasts: A Last Day of School Activity that teaches PVLEGS, Character, and Classiness

This teacher has created a list of all the things she does at the end of the day to make sure she is organized and ready to start the day as soon as she walks into her classroom the next day.  Such a great idea.  All the little things add up like copying papers, writing assignments on the board, organizing your top drawer.

This teacher has created a list of all the things she does at the end of the day to make sure she is organized and ready to start the day as soon as she walks into her classroom the next day. Such a great idea. All the little things add up like copying papers, writing assignments on the board, organizing your top drawer.