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Build A Class Chant For A Happy School Year

Build A Class Chant For A Happy School Year Set yourself up for a happy school year by establishing classroom rules and a class chant to review classroom expectations everyday.   Picture this: 1:35 pm, your administrator walks in for an unannounced observation.  He sits on a small chair at

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Hand Poem Activity For Back-To-School

Handprint Poem Craft For the First Day Of School The first day of school is magical.  Everyone is so excited and a little nervous. (Even the teachers) This special day deserves a special project. Use this hand poem for your first class craft. Handprint Poem To Help Parents I wrote

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Back To School Supply List For Teachers
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75+ Classroom Supplies For Teachers

75+ Classroom Supplies For Teachers What are the classroom supplies you need for your the new school year? Keep reading to download the free 75+ Classroom Supplies for Teachers checklist.  This list also includes a list of personal self care items that will bring joy into your teacher life. Three

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Welcome Packet Post
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Back To School Welcome Packet Essentials

Back To School Welcome Packet Getting ready for a new school year requires a TON of work.  There’s no way around it. If you are a primary teacher then your job is even a bit more of a challenge. This series breaks down this overwhelming undertaking into time and tasks.

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Easy Curriculum Mapping With This Calendar Template

Easy Curriculum Mapping With This Calendar Template The People, The Paperwork and Now… The Planning It’s 2 months before school starts and you are raring to go. Today we will tackle “The Planning” for the new school year and talk about using a calendar to do some easy curriculum mapping.

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How To Organize the Chaos With The Teacher Binder

How To Organize The Chaos With A Teacher Binder “Picture this: You’re be sitting in a staff meeting and people throwing paper at you. Now what? Where do you put it? No worries. Teacher Binder to the rescue.  Punch those papers and put in the binder.” -Keep reading to get

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