Organization is key, and many items in our classrooms and homes are sitting idle when they could easily be repurposed to aid in the effort. Do you have old plastic containers from the grocery store, milk crates, or old hardbound books? Use them as storage containers in your classroom.
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Another Glorious Day : My Lesson Plan Format and Last Week of School!
The Good Life: Classroom Tour 2013
A must read for my elementary and secondary friends. We spend too much of our time doing the extra things of teaching!
First, he blows some bubbles and, as expected, the kids all pop them. Then, he challenges them to NOT pop the bubbles even if one lands on the tip of their nose. Introduce the concept of self control and launch a discussion about stopping to think before you act. Dustin refers to it as a "bullet" in your year that you can refer back to again and again. "Think about that time when we didn't pop the bubbles..."
Reading Bench out of plastic milk crates Could zip tie crates together and put a board on top to make an extra shelf.