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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
I take pictures of the students on the first day of school and create a class book with all their pictures and a bit of information about them. Then when the book rotates home with different students,...
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Five Games To Learn Students’ Names
Searching for ways to learn students' names while having fun with the whole class? These five educators have got you covered!
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Introduce Students With Snapshots
A new school year can be daunting for teachers. Here's a tip that will help you clear a huge back-to-school hurdle - in a snap!
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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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