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Beginning Teacher & Professional Dev.
Classroom Observations by the Principal (12)
Cooperating Teacher Advice (10)
First Year Teacher (5)
Interviewing for a Teaching Position (18)
Managing Your Time (14)
Mentoring New Teachers (9)
National Board Certification (11)
Professional Learning Communities (12)
Student Teaching Advice (9)
Teacher Clothes (26)
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Teaching Interview Tips (4)
Teaching Portfolio (11)
Tips for First Year Teachers (10)
Top New Teacher Mistakes (17)



Teaching Practices
100th Day of School (23)
Choosing Partners (11)
Classroom Themes (27)
Departmentalizing (14)
End of School Year Letters (9)
End of the Year Activities (14)
End of the Year Awards (11)
English Language Learners (9)
Family Involvement (14)
Grading Tips & Techniques (18)
Interactive Notebooks (10)
Kindergarten Center Ideas (27)
Lesson Plan Formats (26)
Pocket Chart Uses (20)
Review Games (14)
Student Led Conferences (16)
Student Teacher Welcoming and Sending Off Ideas (9)
Substitute Folders and Binders (12)
Substitute Teaching Tips (5)
Test Preparation (36)
Testing Treats and Motivators (15)
Theme - Sports Theme (10)
Theme - Baseball Theme (10)
Theme - Bee Theme (11)
Theme - Bug Theme (14)
Theme - Camping & Outdoors Theme (18)
Theme - Camping Theme (11)
Theme - Castle Theme (19)
Theme - Circus Theme (8)
Theme - Construction Theme (11)
Theme - Cooking & Food Theme (11)
Theme - Detective/Mystery Theme (14)
Theme - Dog Theme (12)
Theme - Farm Animals Theme (12)
Theme - Fishing Theme (10)
Theme - Friendship Theme (14)
Theme - Frog Theme (21)
Theme - Frog Theme Photos (14)
Theme - Game Theme (15)
Theme - Garden and Bug Theme (14)
Theme - Hollywood Theme (18)
Theme - Jungle Theme (27)
Theme - Ocean/Beach Theme (19)
Theme - Patriotic Theme (17)
Theme - Picnic Theme (18)
Theme - Pirate Theme (19)
Theme - Polka Dot Theme (19)
Theme - Race Cars Theme (17)
Theme - Racing Theme (13)
Theme - Rainforest Theme (24)
Theme - Smiley Face Theme (9)
Theme - Space Theme (22)
Theme - Sports/Teamwork Theme (21)
Theme - Star Theme (14)
Theme - Survivor Theme (20)
Theme - Travel Theme (19)
Theme - Western Theme (17)
Theme - Wizard of Oz Theme (10)

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Classroom Management
Attention Getters (24)
Attention Signals & Quiet Signals (36)
Attention Signals - Call and Response (25)
Back to School Bulletin Boards (26)
Bathroom Hall Pass (18)
Behavior Bingo (11)
Behavior Charts & Contracts (20)
Binder Organization Tips (14)
Birthdays - Celebrating Birthdays (11)
Birthdays - Student Birthdays (12)
Bulletin Board Backgrounds and Borders (11)
Bullying (9)
Classroom Rules - Introducing (6)
Classroom Computer (7)
Classroom Jobs (11)
Classroom Library Organization (14)
Classroom Money System (8)
Classroom Newsletter Examples (28)
Classroom Newsletters (12)
Classroom Pets (33)
Classroom Procedures (7)
Classroom Rules - Examples (13)
Classroom Rules - Involving Students (14)
Dealing with Tattling (22)
Dismissal Procedure (10)
Door Decorating Ideas (20)
Early Finishers (17)
Filing System (13)
First Days of School Activities (15)
Friday Folders ~ Returning Graded Papers (28)
Homework - Weekly Homework Packet (11)
Homework or No Homework (21)
Homework Planners (11)
Homeworkopoly Tips (30)
Indoor Recess Games (16)
Love and Logic (28)
Lunch Count (16)
Make Up Work (15)
Managing Student Centers (18)
Missing Assignment Reminder & Warning Forms (18)
Morning Meeting (40)
Morning Routines (5)
Morning Work (13)
Morning Work (13)
Name Plates (18)
Open House (34)
Organization for Teachers (26)
Parent Communication (16)
Parent Survey (11)
Parent Teacher Conferences (9)
Rain Gutter Bookshelves (10)
Restroom Breaks Policies/Procedures (14)
Rewards and Incentives (21)
Seating Arrangement (14)
Sharpening Pencils & Lost Pencil Procedures (20)
Show and Tell (11)
Spirit Days (14)
Star of the Week (12)
Student of the week (11)
Student response, or 'need help' devices (10)
Tables or Desks in your classroom (21)
Talkative Class (12)
Using Music in the Classroom (12)
Volunteers - Recruiting, Using and Thanking (30)
Walking in Line (19)
Ways to Quiet the Classroom (11)



Reading & Language Arts
Action Verbs (22)
Adjectives (17)
Author Studies (18)
Author Study - Chris Van Allsburg (11)
Author Study - Dr. Seuss (22)
Author Study - Eric Carle (14)
Author Study - Kevin Henkes (13)
Author's Purpose (12)
Biographies & Autobiographies (16)
Book Buddies (11)
Book Buddies / Reading Buddies (5)
Book Reports (20)
Book: Chicka Chicka Boom Boom (11)
Book: The Kissing Hand (11)
Book: The Rainbow Fish (11)
Capitalization and Punctuation (17)
Cause and Effect (18)
Character Analysis Activities (10)
Cinderella Around the World (12)
Class Books (14)
Classroom Library Organization (13)
Context Clues (9)
Contractions (13)
Cursive Handwriting (11)
Editing (17)
Fact and Opinion (17)
Fairy Tales (12)
Family Literacy Nights (16)
Figurative Language - similes, metaphors and more (24)
Flat Stanley (8)
Flat Stanley Project (10)
Fluency Practice (14)
Genre Studies (11)
Guided Reading (17)
Helping and Linking Verbs (11)
Henry and Mudge Activities (14)
Idioms (11)
Inferencing (9)
Journal Writing (9)
Language Arts and Poetry (10)
Letter Writing (13)
Literacy Bags (12)
Literature Circles (39)
Main Idea (11)
Mystery Guest Readers (10)
Mystery Unit (21)
Nouns (12)
Novel Unit - Frindle (8)
Novel Unit - Because of Winn Dixie (9)
Novel Unit - Bud, Not Buddy (10)
Novel Unit - Charlotte's Web (17)
Novel Unit - Chocolate Unit (16)
Novel Unit - Dear Mr. Henshaw (9)
Novel Unit - Hatchet (12)
Novel Unit - Holes (11)
Novel Unit - How To Eat Fried Worms (9)
Novel Unit - James and The Giant Peach (11)
Novel Unit - Maniac Magee (10)
Novel Unit - Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes (12)
Novel Unit - Sarah Plain and Tall (15)
Novel Unit - Sign of the Beaver (8)
Novel Unit - Westing Game (14)
Parts of Speech Activities (14)
Personal Dictionaries (11)
Persuasive Writing (17)
Poetry (8)
Poetry Notebooks (17)
Point of View (13)
Prepositions (10)
Read and Write the Room (10)
Reader's Theater (4)
Reader's Theater II (14)
Reader's Workshop (16)
Reading & Literacy Centers (18)
Reading Logs (11)
Reading Response Journals or Notebooks (18)
School Newspaper (17)
Sequence (10)
Six Trait Writing Tips and Tricks (22)
Spelling Contracts (14)
Spelling Word Review Games (20)
Spelling Words Practice (12)
Tall Tales (8)
Teaching Story Elements with Fairy Tales (10)
The Daily 5 (15)
Vocabulary Lesson Ideas (24)
Word Study (13)
Word Walls for Primary Grades (13)
Word Walls for Upper Grades (19)
Words Their Way (18)
Writer's Workshop (19)
Writing - Descriptive Writing (23)
Writing Paragraphs (22)
Writing Prompts (8)



Seasonal Ideas
Apples Unit & Johnny Appleseed (26)
Autumn Leaves & Fall Art Projects (10)
Back to School Activities (18)
Black History Month (11)
Black History Month #2 (11)
Catholic Schools Week (10)
Chinese New Year (10)
Christmas Around the World (14)
Christmas Theme (30)
Cinco de Mayo (10)
Columbus Day (15)
December - Christmas Crafts (16)
December - Parent Gifts (11)
December Bulletin Board (11)
Earth Day (13)
Easter Activities (17)
Father's Day Projects (12)
February Bulletin Board (7)
Gingerbread Theme (10)
Halloween Theme (19)
Labor Day (11)
March Bulletin Board (6)
Mother's Day Projects (44)
November Bulletin Board Ideas (9)
October (9)
October Activity Ideas (19)
Olympics (26)
Patriot Day - 9/11 (12)
Polar Express Ideas (22)
President's Day (5)
Pumpkin Unit (12)
Red Ribbon Week Activities (22)
September 11th (11)
Snowman Theme (14)
Spring Art Projects (18)
St. Patrick's Day (12)
Thanksgiving (10)
Thanksgiving II (20)
Thanksgiving Projects - Edible (13)
Valentine's Day (12)
Veterans Day - November 11 (4)
Winter Theme (20)



Social Studies
3 Branches of Government Activities (11)
American Revolution (17)
Ancient Civilizations (14)
Ancient Egypt (5)
Ancient Greece (14)
Assembly Line/Henry Ford (10)
Character Education (20)
China Unit Activities (12)
Civil Rights Movement & MLK (9)
Civil War Activities (13)
Classroom Economy (20)
Colonial America (33)
Communities (18)
Community Helpers (11)
Constitution Day (10)
Continents and Oceans (12)
Economics (10)
Elections (11)
Explorers (18)
Family Unit (14)
Fifty States (22)
Grandparents Day (10)
Iditarod Race (14)
Immigration Unit Activities (10)
Inventors and Inventions (11)
Latitude and Longitude (17)
Maps & Globes (19)
Mexico (13)
Middle Ages (16)
Native Americans (7)
Newspaper Activities (17)
Oregon Trail (8)
Pilgrims (9)
Regions of United States (20)
Service Learning Projects (16)
State Projects (12)
Teaching Social Studies (9)
The Lewis and Clark Expedition (8)
Timelines (17)



Mathematics
Area and perimeter (21)
Calendar Math (21)
Capacity & Volume (12)
Dice - Your Best Math Manipulative (17)
Elapsed Time (19)
Estimation Jar (15)
Fact Families (17)
Family Math Night (14)
Flips, Slides, and Turns (13)
Fractions (27)
Geometry Activities (23)
Graphing Activities (15)
Integers (13)
Linear Measurement (22)
Long Division (18)
Manipulatives for Math (13)
Math Centers (12)
Math Games (15)
Math Literature (10)
Math Projects (11)
Mean, Median, and Mode (17)
Money - Counting Coins (13)
Multiplication Facts (31)
Ordered Pairs (11)
Place Value (26)
Probability (12)
Rounding (13)
Subtraction with Regrouping (19)
Symmetry (16)
Touch Math (17)
Word Problems (20)



Science
Animal Habitats (15)
Atoms and Molecules (13)
Caterpillar/Butterfly Unit (8)
Cells (12)
Circulatory System (6)
Density (10)
Digestive System (8)
Ecosystems (9)
Electricity and Magnetism (18)
Energy (12)
Food Chain (13)
Fossils/Dinosaur Unit (15)
Human Body Systems (14)
Insects (23)
Landforms (27)
Laws of Motion (12)
Light and Sound (15)
Moon Phases (14)
Nutrition (15)
Ocean Unit (11)
Photosynthesis (11)
Plants (8)
Rainforest Theme (10)
Rocks and Minerals (18)
Science Fair Project Ideas (14)
Simple Machines (13)
Skeletal System (10)
Skeleton (4)
Solar System (15)
States of Matter (20)
The 5 Senses (18)
Water Cycle (18)
Weather Unit (13)



Special Needs
ADD & ADHD (12)
Aspergers Syndrome and/or Autism (16)
Autism (22)
Dyslexia (12)
First Year Special Education Teacher (13)
Inclusion (38)
Working with Paras (12)



Technology in Education
Digital Cameras in the Classroom (27)
Document Camera Uses (15)
Interactive Whiteboards (12)
New Features Tour (10)
Podcasting (9)
PowerPoint Ideas (19)
Scheduling Classroom Computer Time (14)
Slideshows - End of the Year (12)
Smart Board Ideas (11)



Visual & Performing Arts
Art of the Picture Book (10)
Penguin Crafts (13)
Play dough Recipes (13)



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