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First Grade First Day of School Gift for my daughter.  12x12 Scrapbook box from Michaels.  Silhouette Cameo vinyl letters and packed with some things to survive.  "'Twas the night before 1st grade" book, duct tape, scotch tape, glue sticks, spirit shirt, and the super fun Mr. Sketch scented markers.  After we empty it, we will fill it with memories of the year.  Ex: report cards, art work, etc.

First Grade First Day of School Gift for my daughter. 12x12 Scrapbook box from Michaels. Silhouette Cameo vinyl letters and packed with some things to survive. "'Twas the night before 1st grade" book, duct tape, scotch tape, glue sticks, spirit shirt, and the super fun Mr. Sketch scented markers. After we empty it, we will fill it with memories of the year. Ex: report cards, art work, etc.

uBathroom sign out! OR ...could even serve as a place to "jot" teacher reminders at the door - so we don't forget! :-)

Bathroom sign out! Melamine plates that can be written on with dry erase marker and then wiped clean when the child returns. pom pom on the dry erase marker for an eraser.

A Teacher's Treasure: is it time for Back to School yet?!?!

Use this goodie bag tag to create fun little welcome back to school goodie bags for your students to give out on the first day of school. Include the items from the poem in the goodie bag, tie with a ribbon and attach this card {front & back}.

Books That Heal Kids: A book about friendship, and stopping bullying behavior

You're Mean, Lily Jean! by Frieda Wishinsky ( a book with a lesson for bossy children)

ideas for beginning of school - am I really pinning this on my first day of summer?  Oh well!

Still have to check this out, but looks like I'll have some week's activities ready for Sept! (Tunstall's Teaching Tidbits My First Week's Activities---READY!

Nice gesture for staff.

Pinner said, "Back to school night-- might be cheesy for middle school but who am I kidding lol". I'm thinking I could give a cute jar of mints to the teacher thanking him/her for his/her commit-mint, involve-mint etc. with my child!

Free printables to make your own sight word flashcards

Get Ready for School with Freebielicious and Educents

Kinder-Craze: Easily create your own flashcards and word wall labels with this set of Dolch Sight Word Flashcards. This set of Second Grade Sight Words has been .

Transitions in writing: Showing passage of time...Patricia Polacco is so good at this.

Writing: showing passage of time.Patricia Polacco is so good at this. // use for memoir unit and polacco author study next year

11 Things Coaches Should Look For in Classroom Observations - K. B. Konnected

11 Things Coaches Should Look For in Classroom Observations. See on Scoop.it - Education Matters - (tech and non-tech) 11 Things Coaches Should Look For in Classroom Observations

Best explanation EVER for explaining to children why teachers use differentiation [without getting all academic about it. ;0) ]

Classroom Management ~ Ten Pin Linky!

(differentiation lesson) **The Bandaid Lesson - great!** Lesson to explain differentiation to students.no more "that isn't fair" after this demonstration! Good first day of school lesson, love!

Step into 2nd Grade with Mrs. Lemons: My Emergency Sub Plans and a Fun Giveaway!

Step into Grade with Mrs. Lemons: My Emergency Sub Plans and a Fun Giveaway! Good idea on the sub tub.