Open House Stations - The Brown Bag Teacher
This post comes to you after my first 1st-grade Open House. Today I met my 28 wonderful, first-grade friends! And let me tell you – Houston, we’re not in 5th grade anymore! I received hugs, giggles, a card that said, “I love you”, and they wanted to hold my hand. I felt like I was in...
Teacher tax deductions - Great ways to boost your tax refund
Teachers! Do you know all the tax deductions you can claim each year? Find out what teacher tax deductions you can claim to boost your refund with our blog on tax deductions for teachers.
100 Writing Prompts for Students Who Don't Know What to Write About
Print writing prompts on labels so students can stick them right inside their writing journals!
Student Academic Goal Setting Sheets
Student academic goal setting sheets for younger and older elementary. Includes printable notes to send home to celebrate when goals are reached.
Yes, I am late to the party….classroom reveal party that is! I usually would decorate my classroom mid august but we weren't allowed to ...
2015 Teacher Tool Gift Exchange Linky! - Miss DeCarbo
Last weekend, I spent an absolutely FABULOUS time with over 100 bloggers, TpT sellers, and teachers! The weekend was organized by the amazing Holly from Mrs. Ehle’s Kindergarten Connections. We spent a weekend at the beautiful French Lick Resort in Indiana! We will all be blogging about our whole weekend NEXT week, but this week, […]
Back to School 'Snowball' Fight
This back to school "snowball" fight activity will have your students getting up and out of their seats moving around the room to get to know each other.
Classroom Tour: Decorations & Organization
A new school year is almost upon us so I've been busy working to put my classroom together. I originally wrote this post two years ago when ...
Tech Thursday: Making Google Drive work for my class
Teaching Trio-Classroom resources, teaching ideas, & tech tips from three elementary teachers who love teaching, learning, & sharing with our readers!
Plickers 102: Innovative Ways to Use Plickers
Can you tell I'm a little obsessed with Plickers? I love learning new ways to use it, and I love sharing ideas with other teachers even more! Most educators think of Plickers as a free online assessment program, but I've learned some truly innovative ways it's being used in the classroom. Read this post to learn more and to sign up for a free webinar about how to use Plickers
Use Google Calendar to Organize:Students, You and Your Class by Carrie Baughcum
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M&M's and 7up on the First Day: Consequences, Writing, and Learning About Your Students
What would you say if I said that I use 7UP and M&M's on the first day of school? You're probably thinking that I'm crazy, wanting t...
Ideas and Resources for Using Interactive Notebooks in the Classroom
A blog that teachers can refer to for free lesson ideas, tips and tricks and classroom organization ideas.