Put your student's names on the back of YOUR name tag. This will help you during a fire drill, tornado drill, and earthquake drill so that you won't have to worry about finding the class list. Most brilliant idea ever.
My teacher uses a Noise Meter similar to this one. The Noise Meter is a cool way to remind students the correct noise level that they should be using! You just use the paper clip and move it to the appropriate noise level the students should be using.
Write names of students who are absent on the calendar. Gather their missing assignments and put them in the folder for their class period. Students are responsible for checking the folder when they return to school. one week to finish missing work