Beginning of school

Start the school year off right with these exciting ideas for the beginning of school. Discover ways to engage students and create a positive learning environment.
Pre K, Reading, Teachers, Organisation, Reggio Emilia, First Week Of School Ideas, Open House, Meet The Teacher, First Day Jitters

The days before my first day ever teaching, I remember other teachers telling me not to smile till December so that the kids new the drill and that I didn't mean business. I remember them saying that the first day is filled with nothing but drills and procedures because we are training our students. I have a bone to pick with that. We don't train our kids, we teach them and remind them. Far to often I see on Facebook that Sammy's daughter came back home on the color red, on her first day of…

Taylor Durant
Diy, Bulletin Boards, Ornament, Back To School Bulletin Boards, School Bulletin Boards, Classroom Bulletin Boards, Welcome Back To School, Welcome Bulletin Boards, School Displays

Celebrate Back to School Season with over 90 fun and unique classroom crafts and bulletin board decorations! Is it back-to-back school time already?! Let us examine some of the most welcoming bulletin boards and exciting craft activities we can find. Let's begin with bulletin board decoration ideas; we love that…

maryuri castillo
Pre K, Primary School Education, Organisation, First Week Of School Ideas, Elementary Schools, First Week Activities, 2nd Grade Classroom, 3rd Grade Classroom, First Day Of School Activities

First Week Must Dos 4 comments Back to School, Freebies, Popular Posts There are so many things that teachers must do the first week of school. Do these sound familiar? All of these things (and probably a few others that I missed) must be taught, discussed, and practiced (repeatedly) if you want your classroom to run smoothly all year long. See the last item on that list? That's my favorite 'must do.' In my eyes, all the items in the list are equal in ranking when it comes to importance, but…

Amanda Naquin
Close Reading, Lesson Plans, Pre K, Organisation, First Week Of School Ideas, First Day Of School Activities, School Lesson Plans, First Day Of School, 2nd Grade Classroom

The lessons you teach at the beginning of the year are crucial for laying the foundation and setting the tone for the rest of the school year. During the first week, your schedule should be a mix of teaching procedures and expectations as well as building a strong classroom community. Download o

Debra Wray
Classroom Management for the 1st Day of School Humour, Polyvore, Pre K, First Day Of School Activities, First Day Of School, 1st Day Of School, Teacher Hacks, Back To School Activities, Beginning Of School

We're sharing 10 things NOT to do on the first day of school. If you're a teacher wanting a smooth start to the school year, look no further. This post will show you what mistakes to avoid so that you have the best classroom management practices in place from the beginning!

Jill Schlichte
Teaching With Heart: Kindergarten Visitation! Classroom Ideas, Organisation, Pre K, Teacher Conferences, Parent Teacher Conferences, Teacher Organization, School Open House, Kindergarten Classroom, 1st Day Of School

The beginning of the year is always a whirlwind with the first few days of school and Open House/Visitation. Whether you have your Open House/Visitation before school starts, or once the year is already in full swing, it’s still a huge undertaking! Today I’m sharing with you my 5 favorite tips for your Open House ... Read More about Kindergarten Visitation!

jessica casteen