Beach Ball Toss
To give my third-grade students a sense of the earth’s land-to-water ratio, we toss a beach ball that’s decorated as the globe.
Mystery Skyping into History
Our class has created a twist on the Mystery Skype game where classes connect and ask each other questions to identify each other’s location.
Try this fun way to master terminology.
Teacher Yearbooks Welcome New Teachers
Helps new teachers get to know their fellow staff members.
Pom-pom Dry Erasers
Easy and cheap solution to help cut down on tissue waste.
Bagels and Fruit
See how one school uses hospitality to welcome new teachers.
Beginning Board Reports
I used this technique successfully with World History and American History classes, as well as with special education classes, to help students get settled and start work immediately upon entering my classroom.
Classroom Management Must-Have Strategies
There are a few classroom management basics that work regardless of grade level (with a little tweaking in the presentation due to different developmental levels).
Lean on Me: How Mentors Help First-Year Teachers
Do you recall your very first day in the classroom?
A Super Start To Staff Meetings
Teacher Tip Tuesday – June 6