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A classroom economy system will help students take ownership in the classroom. It can also help with learning real-world financial literacy in a fun way. Setting up your classroom economy strategically will pay you dividends down the road. Classroom Economy System, Classroom Management, Classroom Organization, Classroom Discipline, Classroom Behavior, Teaching Kindergarten, Teaching Resources, Classroom Resources, Classroom Projects

Get the Biggest Bang for Your Buck Using a Classroom Economy System - Purposeful Plans

A classroom economy system will help students take ownership in the classroom. It can also help with learning real-world financial literacy in a fun way. Setting up your classroom economy strategically will pay you dividends down the road. First, decide what you want your cash to look like. Ask yourself what will be the easiest ... Read More about Get the Biggest Bang for Your Buck Using a Classroom Economy System

Questioning can be taught with a variety of methods. In this post, these questioning techniques are explained. Reading Comprehension Activities, Comprehension Strategies, Reading Resources, Reading Strategies, Teaching Reading, Classroom Resources, Teaching Ideas, Guided Reading, Book Activities

Building Questioning Skills with Winter Research | Comprehension Connection

Kids are naturally fascinated by animals, and I can honestly say that I’ve never met a kid who didn’t love visiting a zoo. They are always filled with questions, and of course, the scarier the animal, the more questions they have. Asking and answering questions is an important skill no matter what grade level you ... Read More about Building Questioning Skills with Winter Research

Do you have some students who need a few extra reminders during the day? Using a behavior chart with them will help remind them and you to check in about their behavior. These Editable Behavior Charts are a FREE resources for your classroom. Classroom Behavior Chart, Classroom Behavior Management, Student Behavior, Behaviour Management, School Classroom, Classroom Ideas, Classroom Organization, Behavior Tracking, Behavior Support

Behavior Charts – When, Why, and How to Use Them {Freebie}

Do you have students in your classroom that have difficulty meeting your expectations? They may need a more frequent check-in with behavior charts.

10 Tips for Helping Learning Stick: Ten research based strategies for helping children learn and remember what they've learned. Teacher Blogs, New Teachers, Teacher Hacks, Second Grade Teacher, Third Grade, Grade 1, Learning Activities, Kids Learning, Geometry Activities

Ten Tips for Helping Learning Stick

10 Tips for Helping Learning Stick: Ten research based strategies for helping children learn and remember what they've learned.

Add extra fun to your guided reading instruction with these fun teaching strategies. These strategies work great for struggling readers and for those students who need more challenge in your small groups. These teaching prompts are geared for kindergarten Guided Reading Activities, Comprehension Activities, Reading Centers, Reading Lessons, Reading Resources, Teaching Strategies, Teaching Reading, Reading Comprehension, Teaching Kids

Strategy Share: Fun Ways for Previewing Texts & a Freebie - The Candy Class

Would you like some fun teaching strategies for previewing texts? How about a freebie to help you apply the strategies in your class? Find that here.

Discover the most powerful tool we have to rapidly prepare beginning or struggling readers to decode and spell. Save instructional time with this 1 simple activity. Reading Strategies, Reading Activities, Reading Skills, Teaching Reading, Fun Learning, Reading Tips, English Activities, Teaching Ideas, Elementary Teacher

The Foundation for Strong Sound-Based Decoding-Switch It - Reading Simplified

Integrate multiple reading skills to save instructional time and accelerate achievement.

See step-by-step how to use this flexible app--Montessori Crosswords--to boost your students' decoding skills. Differentiate easily AND get them engaged! A winner! Apps For Teaching, Teaching Strategies, Teaching Reading, Reading Intervention, Reading Skills, Reading Incentives, Importance Of Reading, Student Motivation, Teacher Organization

So Grows the Reader, So Goes the App: Montessori Crosswords App Review - Reading Simplified

A mega review of our favorite app Montessori Crosswords which teaches multiple reading skills simultaneously. It's one of our Top 7 Apps for Teaching Reading.

Random Acts of Kindness Day and World Kindness Day are wonderful opportunities for teachers to fill their school with kindness. These free resources will help to introduce classroom or whole school kindness initiatives that teach students the importance o Behavior Management Strategies, Classroom Management, Classroom Organization, Special Education Classroom, Classroom Resources, Teacher Resources, Classroom Ideas, Teaching Kids, Elementary Teaching

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Brag bracelets provide a fast and easy form of positive reinforcement for students’ behavior and academic effort in school. Beginning Of School, First Day Of School, Back To School, School Stuff, Classroom Management Strategies, Behavior Management, Class Management, Classroom Themes, Classroom Activities

Students are Busy as Bees earning Brag Bracelets - Purposeful Plans

This will be my third year using Brag Bracelets. I first created them to give my birthday students something to wear as a way to feel special the entire day. I used to have a certificate waiting for the birthday student on their desk. Now, I have the brag bracelet waiting for them signaling others ... Read More about Students are Busy as Bees earning Brag Bracelets

Ten Classroom Management Tips with the Brain in Mind Ten Classroom Management Tips with The Brain in Mind: These tips are research based, and will help teachers manage their classrooms and ensure learning will happen! Counseling Activities, Teaching Activities, Teaching Resources, Teaching Ideas, Group Counseling, Classroom Activities, Classroom Management Strategies, Behavior Management, Kindergarten Classroom Management

Ten Classroom Management Tips with the Brain in Mind

Ten Classroom Management Tips with The Brain in Mind: These tips are research based, and will help teachers manage their classrooms and ensure learning will happen!

Three Things to Do When a Student Gets Frustrated: students can get frustrated over many things from math problems to social issues. Here are three things teachers can do to help frustrated students. The New School, New School Year, First Day Of School, Elementary Teacher, Elementary Education, Early Finishers Activities, My Favourite Teacher, Back To School Hacks, School Classroom

Three Things to Do When a Student Gets Frustrated

Three Things to Do When a Student Gets Frustrated: students can get frustrated over many things from math problems to social issues. Here are three things teachers can do to help frustrated students.

How to Differentiate Your Kindergarten Reading Instruction When Your Students Have a Big Range of Abilities - Learning at the Primary Pond Reading Strategies, Teaching Reading, Reading Comprehension, Guided Reading, Comprehension Strategies, Fluency Activities, Reading Activities, Reading Resources, Elementary Teacher

How to Differentiate Your Kindergarten Reading Instruction When Your Students Have a Big Range of Abilities - Learning at the Primary Pond

Differentiation tips for Kindergarten - L earn how to make your whole group instruction meaningful + help both struggling learners and advanced students!

Have this prompt posted in the classroom, so students can use this as a reference. These narrative writing prompts for first graders offer a great entry point for young writers to begin learning about storytelling. 1st Grade Writing Prompts, Narrative Writing Prompts, Personal Narrative Writing, Writing Topics, First Grade Writing, Writing Prompts For Kids, Kindergarten Writing, Kids Writing, Teaching Writing

Narrative Writing Prompts for 1st Grade

These narrative writing prompts for first graders offer a great entry point for young writers to begin learning about storytelling.

How do we keep them engaged? Some children finish their daily work much faster than others. How can we keep them engaged without assigning "busy work? Elementary Teacher, Elementary Education, School Teacher, Upper Elementary, Teaching Strategies, Teaching Resources, Teaching Ideas, Classroom Organization, Classroom Management

How do we keep them engaged?

How do we keep them engaged? Some children finish their daily work much faster than others. How can we keep them engaged without assigning "busy work?"

Teach shades of meaning in your elementary classroom with these engaging ideas and activities. Help your students understand the various degrees of synonyms. Synonym Activities, Spelling Activities, Listening Activities, Classroom Activities, Writing Lessons, Teaching Writing, Student Teaching, Teaching Strategies, Vocabulary Strategies

Shades of WHAT?! | Shades of Meaning - The Owl Teacher

Teach shades of meaning in your classroom with these engaging ideas and activities. Help your students understand the various degrees of synonyms.