Storage for interactive notebooks in the classroom. These magazine bins can be purchased at any office-supply store (and WalMart) pretty cheaply. Each one holds books easily. I've squeezed 17 in one, but it's a tight fit.
Lirette's Learning Detectives: FREE Sharp/Dull Pencil Signs :) *love this because the thumbs match the direction I prefer the pencils. Makes it faster if kids can see sharp points, and I toss ones without eraser left.
FREE Quick Survey/Reflection poster by ! One great way to assess the class is through a quick survey or a reflection. These posters help you to understand the students’ thinking by looking at their responses.
Sub Tub -- Possible things to include: A Welcome Binder (explaining the daily schedule, where things are in the room and anything the sub might need like computer log-in codes), emergency lesson ideas, great books, games and other activities to do!