Tag: classroom management

Managing Bathroom Breaks at School

I recently uploaded a new packet to TpT called: Classroom Management Made Easy! Ever since I finished this packet, I’ve had classroom management on my brain. I’ve really been reflecting on how I’ve done things for the last four years in my own classroom. One thing, in particular, that I’d

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I can listen! {Freebie!}

Happy Monday, Friends! I hope you all are having a great school year! I am loving my new group of kids. We are already into our third week of school and the wiggles are coming out! (It doesn’t help that it is still so nice and sunny outside.) I’ve been

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A Teacher’s Plan Book

I have so many summer projects going on, and I am excited to show you my first finished product! This Teacher Plan Book will help you get organized for the upcoming school year and can easily used from year-to-year! It is also affordable, practical, and ink friendly. All the planner pages come in B&W

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Gold for Good Behavior!

Oh man… when it comes to behavior my little sweeties have been struggling lately! I think spring fever has kicked in and all they want to do is go outside and play in the sunshine (too bad it is going to snow this weekend)… My old tricks haven’t exactly been

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the first one done is not the winner…

Ever since I have been in the classroom, I have been telling my students this (I got it from my cooperating teacher when I was a student teacher… Thanks Lynda): Graphics By Jessica Weible Illustrations It helps with those students who just want to “get ‘er done”… and fast…  It’s

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Chicka Chicka… BOOM BOOM!

Last year I had a jungle themed classroom.  I also incorporated the Chicka Chicka Boom Boom book into a lot of classroom activities.  So I created a Chicka Chicka, Boom Boom bulletin board to welcome my new students on the first day of school! Each letter represents a student and

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dusty the desk mouse

 I am a little OCD when it comes to my classroom. I love things nice and tidy. Let me tell you–it is hard to being a neat freak in a first grade classroom! However, I am a believer that children can be trained. Since the beginning of the school year,

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money management

In my classroom, all of my desks are in groups/teams. I can’t stand to have them any other way. Because we are learning about money, the teams all have a money related name. When I first introduced the “money teams” they had to earn tallies for their teams individually. We

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POW! A Zeno Sight Word Game

This FREE activity takes regular, boring flashcards and turns them into a fun, competitive game. Your students won’t even realize they are learning!