Guided Reading and ELA Centers in 5th Grade!
When I started at my new school last year, I came into a new reading program. I was used to doing almost all of my reading instruction WHOLE CLASS, but my school uses a guided reading model all the way up to 5th grade. I definitely had to rethink my reading block! I had done centers in the past, but wanted a really clear way to maximize the time and make the transitions clear for the students. Here's how I do my guided reading block! ROTATIONS We have Guided Reading/Centers Monday-Thursday…
Classroom Tour 2016-2017
I'm a bit early on my classroom set up this year due to spinal surgery in the morning. Since it will be six weeks before I'm ready to work...
15+ Classroom Hacks to Save Time, Money and to Keep Things Running Smoothly
Who doesn't love a great teacher hack? Anything to save a minute of time or to make the job easier is a win. Below are a bunch of teacher hacks I've collected from social media because they are fun, helpful or just really cool! 1: Bring those markers back to life Ms. Peña is a genius. She ties a string to the end of a dried up dry erase marker, makes sure the cap is secure and swings it around her head about 25 times. This sends the remaining ink back down to the tip. Ms. Peña brings an Expo…
30 Genius School Ideas That You Wish You Had At School
This Stapler Is Mounted Outside Of A Classroom In One Of My University's Buildings. I Have Never Seen This Before, But It Is A Brilliant Idea
51 Best Classroom Decoration Ideas | Chaylor & Mads
51 amazing classroom decoration ideas including how to create a cozy reading nook, an amazing teacher space, awesome bulletin boards and wait until you see this
Classroom Management Hacks
Need some fresh ideas for beefing up your classroom management?! Read about what has worked in my 1st and 2nd grade classrooms! Doorbells, visual timers, sticker charts, oh my!
15 Classroom Organization Hacks - Pocket of Preschool
15 classroom organization hacks to make teaching easier that every preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, and elementary teacher should know. FREE theme box labels too!
Voice Level Lights
Voice level lights are a perfect way to manage your classroom expectations. You can mount them on the wall using command strips or Velcro them to your whiteboard. Double stick Velcro works best! Have your classroom “quiet captain” click on the light for the appropriate voice level at a given time. It a great reminder for students! Batteries are not included! Completely customizable to fit your classroom decor!
2 DIY Projects: Pop of Color and Mason Jar Storage
Organizing classroom supplies in a beautiful, easy-to-see way | What the Teachers Wants
60 Gorgeous Classroom Design Ideas for Back to School ~ Matchness.com
After having a long holiday, some students may be little bit lazy to go back to school. They prefer to enjoy at home and play with their friends. To turn back their mood for studying and learning at school, it needs more effort since they usually enjoy their free time. One thing that we can do as a teacher is designing the classroom by applying a new concept or decoration. So that it can steal the students’ attention and surely boost their mood. In upgrading a classroom, we have to consider…
Learning in Wonderland Classroom Tour 2018-2019
Welcome to my classroom! I've changed some parts of my classroom this year and I have to say that I'm loving how everything turned out. Please note that this is my 12th year of teaching and I did not create this environment overnight. It's taken years to accumulate and/or create everything that is in this classroom. I am including links to all of the resources that are in this post. Some resources are from my shop and some are from other teachers on TpT. I am also including the links for the…