Dry erase with cardstock, laminating, and duct tape. Place the plastic sheet over the cardboard and tape around the edges. Presentation board and two rolls of duct tape: final cost, just over 50 cents each!
Nameless papers drive me crzay! Easy and adorable. No Name board. Clip papers that don't have names on them to the board and have students go check there instead of spending your time trying to figure out who they belong to!
How do you help students work through their emotions when they are angry in class? I have started using this cool down center as a classroom management tool and an immediate way for students to relax and calm down. Check it out at LivingLearningLee.
For teachers: Do you ever have a student that just needs to get out of the room for a minute and get a new perspective? Give them "The mysterious envelope" to deliver. (I like the "mystery student" idea too)
Quick and Easy Bulletin Boards with Free Pennant Letters
Quiet Critters will create a quiet classroom atmosphere during centers or reading time. This will allow the teacher to focus on her group instead of the other children. It keeps them accountable for their actions.