Any writing utensil or classroom tool has the potential to drive you completely and totally insane, but I think that pencils are the worst. The leads break, they roll onto the floor, and sharpening a pencil can sound like a cappuccino machine in need of a tune-up. So here I present to you THREE pencil tips that will help you corral these wayward writing tools and prevent frustration for both you and your students!
Gain control over broken pencils with this simple tip!
A spool is the key to keeping pencils on desks instead of on the floor! Click here.
You may want to keep several student pencils in one holder. Try this!
2 thoughts on “Pencil Problems”
I use tennis ball containers that are empty. Perfect and with a lid, if they fall on the floor, doesn’t matter.
I love the triangular pencils for this reason as well as many others.