5 Engineering Challenges with Clothespins, Binder Clips, and Craft Sticks - Frugal Fun For Boys and Girls
Five engineering challenges for kids – with wooden clothespins, binder clips, and craft sticks! It’s a simple STEM activity that kids of all ages will love. Move over, expensive building sets! These simple materials were a huge hit with my boys. The first time we got them out, Owen (almost 7) spent well over an […]
Build A Tiny House! Project Based Learning Activity, PBL- Now Google Classroom
Let students learn how math concepts are connected to the real world as they design their own 3D TINY HOUSE! Area, perimeter, and geometry-- math is everywhere in this project based learning activity (PBL). Designing, creating, and problem solving are key features of this resource. Build a Tiny House! $
Classroom Communication Tools (Freebies) · Inspired Elementary
One of my passions as a teacher has always been finding and implementing new classroom management strategies! Having anywhere from 20-36 students (depending on my grade level) made it necessary to have strong, positive communication tools in place, to help maximize every minute of instructional time. So today, I want to share with you […]
Interactive Notebook Setup
I love the way I set up my student's interactive notebooks in math! These tips will help a teacher in any subject get things going at the beginning of the year.
Setting the Tone in the First 10 Minutes of the First Day of School
You CAN set a calm, positive, hard-working classroom tone right away--like literally, in the first ten minutes of the first day of school! Come read…
6 Ideas for a Gifted Child in the Science Classroom — The Science Penguin
The Importance of a Challenge There are usually one or two…and sometimes a whole cluster! I love the GT kids. We need to remember to make special considerations with them in the science classroom. While the GT student may be a “teacher’s helper” at times and lead their groups, it is important that they have […]
Desktops | Amazon.com
Plant box to hold student supplies. Keeps desktops clear. 36 inch zip ties on both sides of desk to prevent from falling.
Pinterest top 10 for next school year
Pinterest is an explosion of wonderful ideas, and at times can be overwhelming. I decided to wade through my "For School" board and pick the top 10 ideas I want to implement in my classroom next year. 1. Interactive Student Notebooks - I wish I had found these sooner! Source: themiddleschoolmouth.blogspot.com via Nasreen on Pinterest 2. T-Shirt Book Project Source: teachingmyfriends.blogspot.co.uk via Nasreen on Pinterest 3. Magnetic Boggle - What a fun easy game that is already…
Turn them into mailboxes for your students.
Here are some resourceful DIYs that will turn cheap and everyday objects into something useful for the classroom.
Classroom Goals (Editable)
Goals help set a purpose and a direction for where you are headed. While you are building your classroom community, why not take the time to make some common goals that EVERY student in your classroom can work towards? These classroom goal sheets will help your students visually track their progress.
Birthday Party Ideas › back to school party
It's time for a back to school party! We've designed a faux dessert table for this party with the school supplies taking the cake as both the decorations and the party favors.