Celebrating your students is something teachers love to do. It's kind of what makes us get up for work each day. But every teacher has different ways to focus that spotlight on their students throughout the year. I have always loved having a "Star Student" each week so that I learn a little more about each of my children - and the rest of the class learns more about them too. It really helps with classbuilding and morale. What are Some Ways to Feature Students? Obviously this is ... Read More about ME-Moji Star Student of the Week Poster
Looking for a quick and easy way to collect formative assessment information from your students? Check out Plickers. Similar to costly classroom response clickers, Plickers provides teachers with quick and timely feedback on classroom instruction without the cost. To use this tool, you just need the Plicker cards, available as a free download, and the app. The app is available on both iOS and Android platforms. Students will NOT need the app. Only the teacher. Here's how it ... Read More about Use Plickers for More Than Just Class Quizzes
I love when classrooms are filled with motivational quotes! Quotes show us how powerful language can be, and my students always loved to read the different quote posters I had on my walls. This set of free reading posters, filled with motivational reading quotes, will be the perfect addition to your classroom library. Your classroom library should be a focal point in your classroom. What better way to make it more appealing than with fun, on-trend posters all about ... Read More about Free Reading Posters – Perfect For Your Classroom Library!
Nothing earth-shattering to report today, but I did have these adorable Halloween costumed owls on my desktop and I knew I had to make something to share them - they are just too darn cute! So, I created some fun October calendar numbers! Use them for calendar time or any other working with numbers activities you might be using in your classroom! Click here to email your freebie Have fun! ~Charity This post originally appeared at Organized Classroom. ... Read More about Hoot Hoot for Calendar Activities
One of my favorite professors in college, James Jacobs, always said a quote that has stuck with me all these years. He would say "If you always do what you have always done, you will always get what you have always gotten." This has been such a powerful statement for me to remember over the years, especially when I am working with behaviors. I taught for two years in an Emotional Disabilities Classroom, so I thought of this advice frequently. Behavior issues are something ... Read More about Behavior as Easy as ABC