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Assigning Seats
Ms. Zerbe has a great back to school tip for getting to know student names as well as setting the tone for respect for the classroom setup.
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Before the School Year
As you know, the first several days of school can be daunting. Read about how Ms. Means gets parents, students, and even administrators ready for school before the year even starts!
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Biography Poems
An icebreaker and a poetry unit all in one! Read about Ms. Deininger's creative way to make the most of the first day of school.
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Cards for Substitute Educators
Ms. Newman uses index cards and labels to help substitutes with a variety of tasks: taking roll, tracking behavior, assigning groups, etc. Read about how using this simple stack of cards can make life easier for you, the sub, and your students.
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Class Autobiographies
Ms. Pitchford shares a unique book-making activity that will help student teachers get to know you and your students quickly, help them feel welcome, and enable them to hit the ground running from day one.
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Durable Name Tags
Working on nametags this summer? Here’s a way to make them readable and durable to last the entire school year.
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Faces and Names
What a great back to school tip! Learn students' names and allow parentsto put faces with the new names they are hearing so much about from their child.
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Five Games To Learn Students’ Names
Looking for a fun way to learn students’ names? Check out how these veteran educators do it.
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Learning About Each Other
With this get-to-know-you activity, Ms. Herbert’s fourth-grade students practice their conversational skills, learn proper etiquette, and learn just about everything they ever wanted to know about their teacher.
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Learning Names
Imagine tackling the first week of school by learning 150 names! Ms. Bailey does it with tranparencies and colored paper. Read about her tip and see if you can make it work for you.
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