A Few of My Favorite Things

Raindrops on roses? Whiskers on kittens? Bright copper kettles? Warm woolen mittens? These are great favorites but not the kind I have in mind for today. I’m talkin’ some classroom favorites for the month of December! Check out these suggestions for keeping students engaged and on task during the holiday season. Jingle Bells: Swap out…

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First Friday Giveaway

Happy first Friday, y’all! Ready for the long weekend? Me too! But first, we need to get you entered in this month’s giveaway! Today’s topic is pencils—you know that school supply that can bring a teacher to tears. Okay, perhaps I’m exaggerating. However, teachers face pencil predicaments on a daily basis. “Where’s my pencil?” “My…

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Oh, That Hallway Behavior!

One of the most difficult things my students seem to struggle with at the beginning of every new school year is walking in the hallways.  Entering 3rd grade, most have been at the same school for four years.  However, from the looks of it, you’d think they’d never walked in a line before.  From the…

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Let Students Know You Love to Help!

Sometimes students who need the most help are reluctant to ask for it.  I always want to let students know that I care about them and want to help.  I created these cards with the Card Maker Tool from Mailbox Gold 101 Tool Kit in less than a minute.  I will print on card stock,…

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Loving the Mailbox Toolkit!

I’ve been playing around with Mailbox Gold 101 Toolkit and loving it!  I just created these labels for my collection bins.  They are kid-friendly and will show students exactly where to put “incoming” papers and homework.  It took me less than a minute to pick the graphic and font, and type the titles!  I am…

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