For child labor, you might want to consider Kids at Work.
I like doing Poetry Friday.
My school uses Class, yes and it is effective. I'm reading about The Universal Homework Model - anyone use that with success?
Another idea for mismatched baskets - Krylon spray paint.
Binder? Folder? Notebook? Combination? My system isn't working for me and I would appreciate your thoughts!
I have a theory that children have a certain amount of goodness per day. Some use it all at school, some use it all at home, and the smart ones...
I love fifth grade , too. 5th graders are like what my 6th graders were when I started teaching 17 years ago.
I have recently returned to baseball (quit watching after the strike) and I love my Braves! *chopping*
Have you read Day to Day Assessment in the Reading Workshop? That might be helpful to you.
This will sound weird but is great over pork - I like it best though with beef brisket !
Combine a can of cranberry sauce with a packet of Lipton...
I worked with two new mothers on my team of four. They pumped during their planning periods :)
I made privacy shields by attaching two file folders together. I put a couple of fish cut outs on each one and laminated them. I'm going on year...
This year I cleaned everything off my desk. All the things that would have gone on it are now in it, or behind it in drawers. The only thing I...
My elementary school is a "Google Apps School" - we started last January and love it.
Could she put together an "album" related to your topic? Explain how the songs relate? Podcast? Just as a break from the writing.
The Cornerstone - really great for organization, you can see a good bit online.
Classroom Instruction that Works, Marzano for building block...
The sisters have correlated the CAFE menu to the Common Core, you should be able to google it. Daily Five is all about structuring your class for...
Thanks! The board was one of my concerns!