"Math Standards Made Easy" This FREE resource helps clarify the math curriculum and has links to a suite of tools to plan, communicate, and track each year's math goals. Some resources are freebies. • You'll get an easy-to-print color-coded overview
Teachers deserve awards, too! Your staff and colleagues are going to LOVE getting their very own recognition with these staff awards! There are 65 unique staff awards to hand out. The teacher awards included are… Professional Development
"Would You Rather?" Ice Breaker Activity Christy Plumley I designed this activity to use on the first day of school to get the students warmed up to eachother and to add a bit of humor to the classroom. There are 27 questions on this worksheet
Cornell Notes & Learning Logs- Teacher and Student Instructions Presentation (Template & Rubric) The Cornell Notes & Learning Logs- Teacher Instructions Power Point Presentation is for teachers to learn how to use Cornell notes and
We were made to move! This is a resource for elementary school teachers focused on managing movement-based lessons in the classroom. (*The steps also apply to middle school students with minor modifications to the movement break ideas.) In this
Character Education lessons are designed for young people to learn and practice essential character traits necessary for the development of the whole child. Students will enjoy learning about notable people of character in history and the present
This is the template I use to make the cubes I used in my classroom. I use them now to teach this strategy (cubing) in my GT differentiation staff development sessions. Hopefully this will save you some time when you create your own. I know this is
This 9 page FREE pdf file is a great year round sponge activity that helps you to continue to get to know your students. It only takes a couple of minutes and helps you to gather information and make mental notes about your students on a personal
Teachers and students deserve support and observations create a perfect opportunity to do just that! HIT HERE FOR VIDEO DESCRIPTION OF THIS PRODUCT Veteran teachers, student teachers and supervisors all benefit from a forum to discuss lessons
25 Ways to Use QR Codes in Your School! You'll be using QR codes in your classroom by the end of the week! 25 ideas to get you started!
Some documents are EDITABLE!!!! Teachers, I love organization, so I came up with “Meet and Greet Pack!” This packet has everything you need for an organized, fun and successful meet and greet with your parents and students. This packet is laid out
What better way to teach the classroom procedures than to role play! Each task card contains a classroom scenario where the students have to decide what to do. Each scenario is a real-life example of interruptions that can occur in the classroom. A
Educating and Implementing a Balanced Literacy [Professional Development Pack!] Calling all Lead Teachers, Coaches, Reading Specialist, Administrators or teachers wanting to improve their instruction! If you are new to teaching or a veteran
Classroom Teacher Tips and Tricks of the Trade presents helpful strategies and ideas that can be used to assist in producing a magnificent climate for learning in your classroom. Included are the following: Survey For Students, Sizing Up Your
Social Studies - Teaching Strategies Bundle for Social Studies Buy it all and save! Purchase the bundle of teaching strategies for huge savings! In this bundle, you will receive all of my tips and strategies to maximize learning in your Social
This is a two page tip sheet for a low preparation, easy to use differentiation strategy called Go Fish! This is used as a processing tool and works well to support the of 10 - 2 philospohy of instruction. The questions should open-ended and higher
Learn a fun and exciting way to teach your students how to succeed on the ISAT, specifically math and reading extended response. Both have rubrics available on ISBE.net and these rubrics were used to design "cheat" sheets for students to be
These printables are made for teachers planning for the 5th Grade Reading STAAR. Each objective sheet can be filled with plans for summative and formative assessments, and workstations. You can also include plans for differentiation and small
This lesson plan includes 1) PowerPoint slides and 2) a detailed teacher's guide. The lesson plan uses the Apple iOS app "Majors" to show students that STEM careers generally pay better than other professions, with the purpose of encouraging more
This is a form I've used that has generated some wonderful student feedback, and it also has served as a collection of nice memories from the year. This is a way for teachers to reflect professionally. It's a front and back form that asks students
First Year Teacher: Resource Guide This is a companion guide to our NEW ebook titled: The First Year Teacher. Included in The First Year Resource Guide are 40 ready to use classroom resources: Beginning of Year (19 resources included) Me in a Bag
This is a perfect warm-up activity for students or adults. Participants read the 22 clues (i.e. "can't hold on to anything" and "famous former baseball player") and try to determine the appropriate candy (i.e. Butterfingers and Babe Ruth). Could
This is a one page template for students to create their own summer newsletters for a back to school activity. Includes sections for students to list their three favorite events of the summer, a full description of their favorite summer event, and
Icebreaker Engineering is an engineering and team-building exercise designed to get kids and adults alike talking and using their brains! Great for getting teachers involved with the design engineering process for the first time, or introducing STEM
This document outlines the six components of Socratic Seminar, which is a structured classroom practice that promotes critical and creative thinking, intellectual curiosity, collaboration, and scholarly habits of mind. The main goal of Socratic
These 250 tips are a launching pad to a successful year! Filled with unique ideas to implement in your classroom! Some examples: **Have parents write a letter to their child and read these aloud in class! **Create a student "Get to Know You Survey"
The 3-2-1 Core Data Team Protocol gets teachers and administrators openly talking about data. Great for a School Data Team!
This 19 questions quiz is designed to test your student's abilities to follow directions. You can have some fun as your students go through the exam, stand up, sit down, call out their name and many other humorous events only to discover that if
The Nth Degree Mandibular Stabilization for r and vocalic r is a pragmatic, step by step articulation therapy program. It is designed for use by school based Speech/Language Pathologists in the remediation of articulation errors for r and the
This Prime Coaching warm up pack is here to kick-start your primary/elementary school sport lessons. We've provided 10 fun and engaging activities that can be used at the start of any session, to GET YOUR KIDS EXCITED ABOUT LEARNING! With
This template provides the student a good overview of some questions that thay may encounter at an interview. As an interviewer, these questions provide a structure for documenting all interviews consistently, and also to provide a springboard for
A quick study guide for first year teachers/veteran teachers that provides interactive activities and student examples to getting to know students, address student concerns, and increase hands-on learning. Includes ESL/ELL guidelines, classroom
We used to value the man of contemplation but now we value the man of action says author Susan Cain in her passionate and thought provoking TED Talk. By focusing so much on the extrovert, we leave the introverts and their valuable contributions
What teachers and parents can do to help students learn and practice reading comprehension strategies.
List of tasks to give students with example links for each suggestion. Comprehensive and will give you lots of ideas!
There are many different free QR Code creators out there. Some have fees to upgrade to different levels. You can use these directions on qrstuff.com or modify the directions to use a different QR Code creation site. When you search for free QR
Inferring 101 Toolbox includes ALL my inferring tools and more (my toolboxes combine all my resources into one, saving you money). It is 70 pages of lesson plans, graphic organizers, thinking stems and presentations to use as they are or to mix and
The Nth Degree Mandibular Stabilization© A Progressive Approximation Approach to Articulation Therapy For /r/ and vocalic /r/ developed for school based Speech/Language Pathologists, is a pragmatic, step by step therapy program for effective
Distribute these cards among your students and then call out a type of symbol on the card to instantly break students into randomized groupings. Each card has 7 different attributes include color, shape, letter, number, and more for multiple group
First Year Teacher eBook This is a 29 page resource that is filled with tips, hints, strategies and advice for a first year or even thirty year veteran teacher. Here is the Table of Contents of what is included in the eBook: INTRODUCTION Why
This is a fantastic game to play with your students to help them get to know each other. Directions are included on the second page! I plan to use it on the first day of school. This game turns hilarious quickly! It's best for older students,
Administrators! Let your staff experience team building, problem-solving, etc. while having TONS of FUN! Great for staff meetings, in-service, or ANYTIME during the school year! You can make this activity as simple or as complex (and as short or as
Funny SLP Bingo Cards for and by SLPs! Play by yourself or with your group of SLPs. Currently Included: Thanksgiving Edition Holiday Edition Spring Edition Birthday Edition Wedding Edition More to come! 3 Bingo cards included for each Edition.
Group Mixer Here's a fun way to select and organize groups in your classes. Take the onus off you and place it on the computer. No more arguing about favoritism. Windows PC software. Baggetta.
Quiz-Quiz-Trade is a cooperative learning activity. Each participant has a card with a question. Students find a partner. They quiz each other on the questions and then trade cards. They then search for a new partner to repeat the process. This
Special Report: What the heck is differentiated instruction and why the heck should you care? 1. How to make learning fun and interesting in a mixed ability class 2. Five easy steps to engage your students 3. Lesson plan activities For more
Classroom Tips From Experienced Teachers is a collection of ideas collected over a period of 30 years from administrators, colleagues, friends, mentors and other teachers. Classroom Tips From Experienced Teachers features tips and ideas for the
My name is Michael "Zesty" Vaughn, and this is a document I normally only provide to educators who attend a presentation I give called "Ed Tech Inspiration." This document contains OVER 70 FREE RESOURCES for educators interested in educational
Listening & Speaking Skills. Examples and exercises for enhancing listening skills, providing feedback and using inflections and body language are included in this packet. Handouts for exercises in each section are provided.
Create a storybook that includes a younger reader Or create a nonfiction book that allows a younger reader to be part of history, HIT HERE FOR VIDEO DESCRIPTION OF THIS PRODUCT This hands-on, 19 page kit guides middle and high school students