The Classroom Contessa

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By The Classroom Contessa
**New addition EDITABLE slide set included. You will need Powerpoint to edit. You can personalize the tag to add your own name or even a different grade level that you may teach. You will still get the ones I have created, but now you can
Subjects:
Back to School
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Fun Stuff
$1.25
1566 ratings
4.0
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By The Classroom Contessa
Getting to know your students during the first week of school is important! This project will not only help you get to know them, but they will also learn more about each other! After reading the book "Only One You" you can create this simple
Subjects:
Literature, Writing, Back to School
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Projects, Activities, Fun Stuff
$3.00
205 ratings
4.0
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By The Classroom Contessa
In my PYP classroom my students learn the 10 learner profile traits throughout the year. In this pack students will create their own learner profile booklet. After interactively reading a story to your students focused around each trait, students
Subjects:
Reading, International Baccalaureate, Writing
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Projects, Activities, Printables
$4.00
57 ratings
4.0
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By The Classroom Contessa
At the beginning of any unit of inquiry you want to elevate your students' level of engagement and interest. Create a classroom wonder wall where you can record your students' wonderings about their new unit of study. This pack includes all the
Subjects:
International Baccalaureate
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Bulletin Board Ideas
$3.00
26 ratings
4.0
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By The Classroom Contessa
Do you use the math expressions curriculum in your class? Do you have trouble keeping all students engaged and focused while the student leader completes the routine? Do you often feel like skipping the routine all together because engagement falls
Subjects:
Math, Back to School
Grades:
1st
Types:
Worksheets, Printables, Interactive Notebooks
$4.00
45 ratings
4.0
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By The Classroom Contessa
I use the 12 IB attitudes to help build good character and good attitudes among my young learners. I hang these IB attitudes as a visual reference. I refer to them throughout the year to help my students better internalize these terms. Included
Subjects:
International Baccalaureate, Character Education
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Fun Stuff, Bulletin Board Ideas, Posters
$3.50
22 ratings
4.0
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By The Classroom Contessa
I use a classroom clip chart for behavior management in my classroom and I love it. Over the years I have tried many different systems and this is by far the most effective system I have used. It is extremely important for students to feel success
Subjects:
International Baccalaureate, Classroom Management, Character Education
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Other, Printables
$4.50
23 ratings
3.9
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By The Classroom Contessa
Building character among our students is one of our most important jobs. I have created a classroom poster set to teach 10 essential traits that we want all our learners to possess. I teach these in my classroom I hope you will help your students
Subjects:
International Baccalaureate, Character Education
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Fun Stuff, Bulletin Board Ideas, Posters
$3.50
20 ratings
4.0
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By The Classroom Contessa
Here are some fun little tags that you can use to brighten a co-workers day. Leave a little surprise on their desk in the morning, or pop in after you see they are having a rough day and cheer them up. It is nice to be appreciated!! Tags include
Subjects:
Other (Specialty)
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Staff
Types:
Fun Stuff
$2.00
23 ratings
4.0
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By The Classroom Contessa
I have bundled together all my I.B. Classroom displays for your savings and convenience. If you work in an IB school and need to display the following items this is a value set worth grabbing. Included in this bundle: I.B. Learner Profile Traits
Subjects:
International Baccalaureate
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Bulletin Board Ideas, Posters
$18.00
$14.00
22 ratings
4.0
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By The Classroom Contessa
This set includes two style of the posters for displaying the IB transdisciplinary skills. A chalkboard and brights style, and a simple white and brights style. The skills are written in kid friendly language - easy for a K-2 students to
Subjects:
International Baccalaureate, Back to School
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Fun Stuff, Printables, Bulletin Board Ideas
$3.00
16 ratings
4.0
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By The Classroom Contessa
This pack includes all the template pieces you need to create your own Chrysanthemum craftivity. After reading Kevin Henkes story to your class, choose one of the four writing activities to complete. The writing components include: What's My
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Reading Strategies
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Printables
$3.50
24 ratings
4.0
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By The Classroom Contessa
In my IB classroom I hang posters that display the 6 transdisciplinary themes that I teach throughout the year. This pack includes all 6 theme titles and your color choice of printing. You can either print them in Classic Black or Simple White.
Subjects:
International Baccalaureate, Back to School
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Printables, Bulletin Board Ideas, Posters
$3.00
13 ratings
4.0
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By The Classroom Contessa
This bundle includes all the pieces to create your own IB language classroom clip chart for behavior management. It also includes a year long printable calendar set. At the end of each day students color the appropriate color on their calendar
Subjects:
International Baccalaureate
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Other, Printables
$8.00
$6.00
11 ratings
4.0
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By The Classroom Contessa
This pack is for use with my IB classroom clip chart. Each day students will color their calendar before going home with a coordinating color to match their clip chart status. Students' can then share their calendar/ behavior log with their
Subjects:
International Baccalaureate, Classroom Management
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Printables, For Parents
$3.50
9 ratings
4.0
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By The Classroom Contessa
I have created a classroom poster set to help teach the key concepts that guide our thinking and reflection during our units of inquiry. All key concepts with a guiding question are included. *** There are two styles included. A chalkboard and
Subjects:
International Baccalaureate
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Bulletin Board Ideas, Posters
$3.00
7 ratings
4.0
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By The Classroom Contessa
Does your calendar need a make-over? This calendar set includes days of the week, months of the year, date cards, and today is, yesterday was, and tomorrow will be place holders. As well as a spot to use a dry erase pen to record your number of
Subjects:
Math, Holidays/Seasonal
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Fun Stuff, Bulletin Board Ideas
$3.00
6 ratings
4.0
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By The Classroom Contessa
Included in this bundle are two styles of farmhouse classroom decor. You get products in both shiplap style and burlap style so you can choose to do all shiplap, all burlap, or a mix or both! I am so excited to add this to my classroom as well.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Math, Back to School
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Fun Stuff, Bulletin Board Ideas
$14.00
$10.00
7 ratings
3.9
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By The Classroom Contessa
The Kissing Hand is an all time classic back to school story. Now your class can create this darling Chester craft. I have included a writing component if you would like to hang it along side your craftivity. This is a simple, yet engaging, craft
Subjects:
Literature, Writing, Back to School
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, Homeschool
Types:
Projects, Activities, Bulletin Board Ideas
$3.50
6 ratings
4.0
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By The Classroom Contessa
This pack contains 42 different classroom posters for creating a reference wall in your classroom. It also can be used as a quick review tool near your chart stand. You can hang them all at once or as you teach each new skill. There is a
Subjects:
Reading, Spelling, Phonics
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Bulletin Board Ideas
$6.00
5 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (12.52 MB)
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have taught for 18 years as both a kindergarten and first grade teacher.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Engagement is where it's at! I love creating a learning environment that is not only warm and welcoming but engaging as well. I want my students to not only thrive in our classroom but have a desire to come to school each day.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Yet to be added

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

I have a Bachelors degree in Elementary Education K - 9. I also hold a Masters degree in Reading and Literacy.

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Mom of two teens, lover of all things farmhouse, enjoy vacationing with family and creating products that teachers can use to simplify their lives and beautify their spaces

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