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To introduce our transformation unit, I have students work in teams and do a card sort. I don't give them any how's or way's to sort them, I just let them look at the figures and decide. I have...

Back to School bulletin board! Love the burlap and Welcome Back banner.

Classroom Tour with lots of FREEBIES! - Smitten with First

As you may have read in my last post, it was time for some MAJOR change in my classroom decor this year! Here’s a little peek into my farmhouse chic inspired classroom. Over the summer I came across the most adorable shiplap inspired wood bulletin board paper at our local teacher store, and knew I had …

20 Classroom Management Strategies You Can Start Right Away - Click to get this FREE "I'm Lost!" label to label a bucket where lost classroom pieces can go instead of in your pocket or on your desk!

20 Classroom Management Strategies You Can Start Right Away

20 easy classroom management strategies you can start right away to help improve student behavior and build a strong, positive classroom com...

Use these FREE highlighter labels to help students keep organized and engaged while close reading! Also terrific for test prep for older grades. Each label has an I CAN statement to keep your good readers focused on the task at hand.

Close Reading Highlighter Labels

Use these FREE highlighter labels to help students keep organized and engaged while close reading! Also terrific for test prep for older grades. Each label has an I CAN statement to keep your good readers focused on the task at hand.

Tracking our math homework trends. Finally made it to 100% homework completion. My middle school math students really enjoy tracking their progress as a group!

Middle School Math Man

Tracking our math homework trends. Finally made it to 100% homework completion. My middle school math students really enjoy tracking their progress as a group!

Saturday Morning Coffee and Common Core: Going for Gold: An Homage to Effort

Going for Gold: An Homage to Effort

One School's Focus on Grit and Resilience photo courtesy of Hubspot Before you begin reading, predict the numbers that complete this equation. Intelligence =_____% effort vs. _____% ability* Consider this quote from Michael Jordan: "I've missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. Twenty-six times I've been trusted to take the game-winning shot. . .and missed. I've failed over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed." Michael Jordan (1997 Nike…

This teacher is a pro at maximizing space. Look at all of the folder and bulletin board space she created from the back and side of a file cabinet!

Tales of a Teacherista

Here's a nice post outlining the Mathematical Practice standards that explains what each looks like in the classroom while providing some resources for instruction.

Teacher to Teacher Ideas in the Top Teaching Blog | Scholastic

Exciting lesson ideas, classroom strategies, teaching tips, book lists, videos, and reproducibles in a daily blog by teachers from the classrooms of extraordinary mentor

Time to Reorganize: Tips From Two Teachers -- Come get inspired to reorganize your space!

Time to Reorganize: Tips From Two Teachers - Learning Lab Resources

Well, if you were expecting Melissa, I apologize, but she and I are swapping blogs for a moment and I'm pretty sure you'll enjoy hopping from her blog to mine to see just what she has to say AND SHOW you, just like I will be. :) Melissa and I have been blogging and TpT buddies for quite some time. We have supported and encouraged one another along our journey and thought it would be fun to join forces and talk about something that we know all teachers want to talk about...CLASSROOM…

Phone a friend partners (kind of like clock partners)

Math Notebooks- MS Math Sunday Funday

If you are reading this on Saturday, I hope you take advantage of the Back 2 School Cyber Search going on. There are some very generous bloggers sharing great resources for FREE!!!!! Now on to Math Notebooks... Last year I didn't start Math Notebooks until January. I LOVE LOVE LOVE them. I wish I had started them sooner, but so glad that this year, I will be starting them from DAY 1. I will use two different notebooks for the fall and spring semester. A few rules I have for my notebooks: 1…

organize construction paper in plastic files. Keep scraps in the green hanging folders that separate the colors. Crates also work. This makes them stackable and portable and easily used by students. No more mess and damaged paper! Great idea!

Getting to the Core