Classroom Rules are so important! Maybe you need posters or are just looking for some activities to do with your rules? Either way this is the bundle for you! This document is editable so you can change the rules to fit your class! Grab your Editable Classroom Rules with Activities here!
Teachers are constantly assessing students, and it almost becomes second nature. When I refer to assessments, I'm not talking about formal assessments. I'm referring to those we can do quickly and easily, but that can effectively help us plan and understand where our students are with reading. Unfortunately, when assessing on the fly, we can't just run and grab a notebook to write it all down. So, we must have easy assessments that can give us a better idea of our student's reading levels.
This is that ONE missing piece you finally need to add to your guided reading groups! I've taught guided reading for over 25 years and found for our guided reading lessons to be effective, each step must be intentionally completed with assessing, planning and instructing! Read more about the KEY elements with do's and don'ts to running smooth guided reading groups! 1st Grade Pandamania
Teaching classroom procedures and routines impact your classroom management and help the year run smoothly. We must spend a lot of time teaching classroom routines, but it can be a bit boring, if I am honest. And, when first graders get bored, it's not pretty! I want to share five ways you can teach and practice classroom routines in a way your students will not only enjoy but love.
Productivity and efficiency are two very important things for me as a teacher. Even though I love my job (and I really, really love it), I don’t want to be spending all my spare time on all the teacher things. So here are my top (quite lengthy) tips for teacher efficiency and productivity...