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25 Clever Classroom Tips For Elementary School Teachers

25 Clever Classroom Tips For Elementary School Teachers

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Faux Technology This week my students will be texting their sight words on iPhones. They will be typing their sight words on iPads. And they will organize playlists on their iPods in alphabetical order. Expensive? Just Between FriendsJust Between Friends It is the biggest question in the blogging world. “I have a blog, but how do I make money blogging?” Over the last 2 1/2 years, I have really learned a lot about this topic. Am I earning a million dollars?

Who's Who? - Back-To-School Interactive Bulletin Board While your new students have likely grown up with each other, test how much they really know with this fun back-to-school icebreaker and bulletin board from Inside Bodine! Not only will you get to know a little more about your students, we think this is a great way to build community and set the tone for a fun year. Provide students with a mini-questionnaire, inviting them to answer 3-4 questions - i.e. "If you could work at any job, what would it be?" Sorting Colours with Cardboard Tubes learning 4 kids Loads of fun ideas for learning through play at home You are here: Home / Learning Play / Sorting Colours with Cardboard Rolls Sorting Colours with Cardboard Rolls Posted by Janice on October 2, 2012 20 Comments If you're new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed.

4 Crazy Kings: How To Make a Quick Clay Owl 10 Wow, what a week this has been. It is not that anything different happened this week it is just that I didn't have the energy and felt completely scattered all week. This ever happen to you? For example, I packed the prize boxes, of course forgetting to put in a nice note to all the winners, then I couldn't mentally gear myself up for: juggling two kids, 5 boxes, rain, and most likely a line at the Post Office. So the boxes drove around with me all week. I finally completed the task yesterday...it wasn't even that terrible of a task.

Dragonflies in First: freebie Although I can staple into every wall, classroom wall "real estate" is still limited. I didn't want a birthday chart to take up a bunch of room. So I reduced to this little cutie. It is so easy to change each year. All I do is print out a new list of names for each month and slip those little pieces of paper under the correct month. In BT (Before Thirty-Kiddos) times I had a pretty large reading center in my room.

How to Build an Orchid Terrarium Terrariums are self-contained growing environments that can house plants, small animals or both. They require less care than potted plants and can regulate themselves with very little human intervention. Terrariums are also a good way to add greenery and flowers to small spaces. Orchids (Orchidaceae) and other small plants do well in terrariums and can often be grown more easily in this controlled environment than they can in traditional gardens. Miniature orchids in the Masdevallia, Dracula, Aerangis and Dendrobium genera all do well as terrarium plants, allowing for a wide variety of options. Activités pour le Préscolaire: Et tombe la pluie: bricolage météo tout en relief. I must admit that I did several tests and trials to arrive at this result. My first goal was to recreate a rain with a 3-dimensional effect. I tried different kinds of paper.

Cupcakes! What fun...so easy! These directions break down making these cupcakes into easy to understand steps. After seeing these cute ceramic cupcakes on several blogging posts, I decided to try them myself. The project took 2, 40 minute classes.The results were fantastic! Studiodax's Blog Like many women, I loooove hoops! I make quite a few, in different shapes and weights, and although some designs can get a bit complex, the basic “one piece of wire” hoop style is quite easy to make. It’s been a while since I posted a new tutorial (sorry!), so tonight it’s a “how-to” on making hoops! You’ll need the basic jewelry tools (chain nose pliers, cutters, and round nose pliers), as well as some metal smithing tools (steel block, chasing hammer, and a steel ring mandrel). Grid Games for Preschool Math Here are some new Grid Games I have added to go with the Themes, so all of the themes now have a grid game to go with them. Need directions for these games? Find directions and more grid games at this link!

Printing with bubble mitts I just love bubble wrap painting or printing. The texture and the designs that can be explored and created by using this material is wonderful. As part of our study on bubbles, we did a little printing with our homemade bubble mitts…

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