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CLASSROOM SETUP AND DESIGN IDEAS

6 Problems with Flexible Seating (and Easy Solutions for Them)

In education there will always be trends and Pinterest certainly fuels that. The latest obsession with teachers everywhere is “flexible seating in the classroom”. But, is an alternative seating classroom best for every student or teacher? Flexible seating success completely depends on a few things. First, it depends on how

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End of School Year Activities for Elementary Teachers in 2022

This post includes some of my favorite end-of-school-year activities for elementary students. These activities have students practicing important grade level reading, writing, and math skills during a time when their hearts are set on summer vacation. Learn about my 3 favorite activities for the end of the school year below!

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PRINTABLE CLASSROOM JOBS CHART DISPLAY and IDEAS

As teachers, we know that offering students responsibility and a sense of community is very important. It absolutely is. But so is your sanity. As a result, I created this classroom job chart for student jobs and have compiled my best tips for managing student jobs in your classroom. This

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Classroom Backpack Storage Ideas for Elementary Teachers in 2022

Especially during the colder months, student backpacks, lunchboxes, coats, snow pants, gloves/mittens, hats, scarves, and winter boots are stuffed into the small space (lockers, cubbies, hooks, coat closets, etc.) you designated for their personal items. This space is an ideal location for germs, lice, and bedbugs. Yuck! Read below to

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HOW TO DISPLAY ANCHOR CHARTS

I had mentioned in an earlier post that while I love making anchor charts with my students AND while I find that they reference them all the time, I don’t always know where to put them.  Because real estate is at a premium in any classroom and spots are often

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Winter Opinion Writing FREEBIE!

Grab this freebie and engage your students in a fun seasonal activity. It’s a great way to practice opinion writing.