My Center Rotation Routine
Hi everyone, Lots of you, on Facebook and Instagram, have asked me about my centers. Today, I'm here to show you my daily center routine. I should tell you that I change things ALL THE TIME in my classroom and any of this is subject to change in the near future. What I do in my class always depends on my students and their learning. Every year, I tweek things to better suit my students' needs, and every year my students' needs change. I have never had a group of kids that was exactly like…
MUST Do MAY Do: An Alternative to Rotating Reading Centers
Guided reading groups are hard enough to manage without the constant activity that is created by students moving to and from reading centers. During team meetings, our 1st-grade team regularly discussed alternatives to reading centers, looking for less disruption during independent student work time. What we disliked the most about our rotating centers, was the loss of instruction time when students were stopping what they were doing, watching the "wheel" turn to the next activity, and then…
Mrs. Beattie's Classroom
UNDERSTANDING: This is a great activity to help your students to transition into actually reading regularly on their own and building stamina. It is important to note that this can also be a recipe for "the rich get richer" phenomenon since students who struggle to read, may not be reading during such activity. Therefore, if the teacher is able to sit with such student(s) and help them read, then it would be a more effective approach or get such students to have guided reading on the…
Kayla B's Classroom
Get this FREE literacy center! Students use the different parts to create a sentence. There are parts that make up sentences that make sense, but students can also make silly sentences. Students can use these during word work or literacy centers to build fluency and practice building sentences.
Estimation, Math Notebooks, and Anchor Charts
This week we are teaching estimation by rounding to the nearest 10 and to the nearest 100, CCSS 3.NBT.1. On Monday, we created this anchor chart with our classes: We also watched Brainpop!'s Rounding video and stopped before the Rounding Decimals part. Students copied the anchor chart into their notebook onto their Frayer model anchor chart: We also felt that it would help students to have a hundred chart with rounding tips, so they glued this chart from Super Teacher Worksheets into their…
Classroom Writing Centers: VIDEO TOUR — The Simple Classroom
Creative writing projects for 2nd and 3rd grade students. Writing center organization that only needs to be changed out once every month or two. Organization for long-term projects and centers.
Student Created Rubrics for Assessment
Teachers use rubrics. We use rubrics for writing, math, social studies projects, listening and speaking, science-- everything! We ar...
8 Ways to Make the Best Playdough for your Construction Theme
Make the best playdough for your construction theme sensory activities and learning centers in your preschool or pre-k classroom. Find directions to make brown, gray, and dirty playdough and many fun mix-in ideas to add interesting textures. The dirt playdough is perfect for construction theme or building theme math mats, playdough mats or play dough centers. You will love these dough recipes and ideas. Kids will work on fine motor skills while playing in their construction zone. #playdough
Fine Motor Skills Build A Snowman - FSPDT
The BCW Lady says: This is good for putting in and taking out. Be sure to let your child put them in and take them out as many times as he/she wants. That's where the fine motor practice happens. Fine Motor Skills Build A Snowman
How to Organize Centers in Your Classroom - Mrs. Jones Creation Station
Classroom organization is importation in preschool, prek, kindergarten and first grade classrooms. Use this simple system for organizing literacy and math centers.
Reading and Math Center Organization Kit
Set up and organize reading and math centers in your elementary classroom. Great tools for a well-run, organized classroom. Perfect back to school classroom set up. Behavior management tools during reading and math centers.
Set up and manage ELA Centers - Easy Teaching Tools
I've said it for years, but ELA centers are the most peaceful time of the day. It's the time of the day when we're most productive. Let me help you set up and manage ELA Centers in your primary classroom. Students are working independently in heterogeneous groups while I pull homogeneous guided reading groups. Click through to learn how to set up the centers, everything that's included, cross curricular activities, & more. Great for Kindergarten, 1st, or 2nd grade teachers. #ELACenters…
10 Easy Classroom Organization Tips - Easy Teaching Tools
Easy Classroom Organization is important for so many reasons. I want to share with you 10 easy tips that will help you in your class.
How to Organize Centers in Your Classroom Image Results
It's amazing how quickly a preschool or kindergarten classroom can fill up with stuff! Keep your centers organized all year long with this center organization