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Back to School Tips & Activities
Enjoy all the excitement of the first day of school without the stress. The beginning of the year is a frenzy of smiles, new faces, and cheer. However, it can also send you home with bags under your eyes and a few more gray hairs. Make it a great day for your students and yourself with these simple tips and activities.
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Back to School
A great read aloud on the first day is a must. A read aloud serves many purposes. It helps your students feel a little more at ease, connects the class through a mutual experience, gives us a new perspective, helps us create our identity as a class full of readers, and facilitates discussions about our feelings, expectations, and community.
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6 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Interactive Notebooks - These 6 tips will help you use interactive notebooks effectively in your classroom. I love using reading interactive notebooks in the classroom, but I had to learn a few lessons the hard way. Use these interactive notebook tips and ideas to save time, build understanding, stay organized, and create valuable lesson plans. Perfect for keeping second grade, third grade, and fourth grade teachers sane!
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Back to School - Cultivating Critical Readers
The first day of school is full of excitement and smiles. It also sets the tone for the entire year. Here are some ideas to help you kick it off right.
back to school tips and activities for the classroom
Back to School Tips & Activities
Enjoy all the excitement of the first day of school without the stress. The beginning of the year is a frenzy of smiles, new faces, and cheer. However, it can also send you home with bags under your eyes and a few more gray hairs. Make it a great day for your students and yourself with these simple tips and activities.
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Make a Great Impression on Meet the Teacher Night with QR Codes and Digital Forms
See how you can use QR codes to share your teacher contact information and more at meet the teacher night. Your parents will be so impressed with you this back to school season. And they'll be so happy to leave meet the teacher night without the millions of loose papers they're normally sent home with. These meet the teacher night ideas will make going back to school so much smoother.
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Back to School Night Made Easy
Make it look like you have it all together, even if your room is still in boxes, by hosting a well-organized back to school night. These tips and ideas will help you get and stay organized for back to school season. Plus, your parents will be so impressed when they show up to meet the teacher night. You have mountains of work to do as you prepare for back to school. Let me do the heavy lifting for you and help you prepare for your back to school night!
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6 Bulletin Board Ideas to Leave Up All Year Long in Your Classroom
Searching for simple ways to decorate your classroom in meaningful ways? Add to your students academic progress with these bulletin board displays that you can use all year long. Click the pin to learn about 6 displays you can set up and use any time this year!