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This desk fairy file is dusted with
golden magic. Get your students motivated to keep their desk
neat and tidy with an incentive chart (add a stamp or
stickers), reward coupons, and clean sweep tokens.
52 Graphic Organizers for Reading,
Thinking, and Learning
file includes 52 graphic organizers. Many of the organizers
are generic and can be used across grade levels and subject
2 Year Round Reward Coupons
Just print, cut, and hand out these
colorful coupons throughout the year for great behavior.
Lesson Plan File Folder
This file includes four "at your fingertips"
pages filled with important lesson plan components like
Bloom's Taxonomy, Socratic Circles, Multiple Intelligences,
12 Months of Microsoft Word Newsletter Templates
Available in Microsoft 03 & 07.
Active Engagement Strategies for Teaching and
This 15 page packet includes: 30 Ways to Engage Students in
Learning, Color Coded Signal Cards,Yes / No Answer Cards, Agree
/ Disagree Answer Cards,11 Creative Ways for Creating Random
Groups, 20 Famous Pair Cards for Forming Partnerships, 2
Teachmarks with Thinking Prompts (bookmarks), 1 How to Have a
Conversation Classroom Poster, 12 Active Assessment Strategies
Blank Monthly B&W Calendars
Classroom Management Forms & Tips
16 pages of classroom management forms & tips to keep you on
track and in charge of things.
and Teaching Articles
Free Download! The Great Chart Paper Survey
Learn a simple and effective way to gain
the information you need without putting anyone on the spot.
Chart paper surveys are great way to assess students
attitudes and thinking on a variety of topics. The surveys
can also be used in teacher workshops!
Five Mistakes Teacher's Make
What is the difference between an effective
teacher and an ineffective teacher?
Adjust Your Teaching to Meet Kid's Learning Styles
If you have worked or learned about anything
educated-related ever, you have already heard about Mr.
Gardner and his Multiple Intelligence Theory.
Don't Feed the Children
work hard. We plan the lessons, select the texts, write the
questions, and prepare the materials. If we are lucky we do
this during our conference period, but more often than not,
we do this work on our own time.
Mini Size Your Lessons
There is a box of Premium Mini
Crackers sitting on my kitchen counter. It occurred to me
that instead of "super sizing" everything, more and more
companies are beginning to "mini size" products. Super
sizing is out and mini sizing is in. Same goes for lessons.
Differentiation in the Classroom
What does it mean to differentiate in the
classroom? Our classrooms are filled with students who have
a wide spectrum of ability levels and learning styles. It is
up to us to meet their individual needs.
Building a Positive Classroom
Environment: Using Sign Language Signs
Classroom teachers are always looking for strategies to help
the students in their class to get along with each other.
Learner Centered Classrooms
Learner centered classrooms are often described by onlookers
as chaotic get-togethers where students seem to be doing
more socializing than learning.
Out of Pencils Note
Print off this quick note home for your
students. Make several copies, cut the notes apart, and
place them in accessible place. Students grab a note, sign
it, and take it home when they are out of pencils.
Parent Contact Record
Keep a record of your contacts with parents
whether it's a note, email, phone call, or conference.
Make several copies (front & back) of this
log for each student's take home folder. This allows you to
keep written communication between yourself and parents.
It's great for quick notes and questions.
Send home a copy of this note to help parents
write clear and concise absent notes with the information
the front office needs.
Peanut Free Zone Poster
Do you have students who are allergic to
peanuts? Remind children, parents, and other staff members
by placing this poster on your classroom door.