easy classroom management idea

Easy Classroom Management Idea

I love it when I have a brilliant idea (well, I think it’s brilliant)!  Who doesn’t right?  Easy Classroom Magagement Idea for your Writing Center! In my room, we use a lot of paper.  A LOT OF PAPER.  I am often having to replenish the forms that the kiddos use the most.  My “ah ha” moment came accidentally.  One day I left the original with a sticky note with copying instructions on the bottom of a stack of forms.  I forgot all about it.  When one of the kiddos found that sheet (it was the very last one) she asked

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morning-meeting-area

Morning Meeting Area

Do you have a morning meeting area? A place where you meet with your whole class? What do you call your special meeting area? I do most of my instruction with the kiddos sitting in our morning meeting area.  Last year, I had an orange rug, so anytime we gathered together I would say “Meet me at the orange rug.”  Well, the beloved “orange rug” fell apart by the end of its 3rd year in my classroom (pretty good for a $20 area rug from Meijer I think!).  So, I worked summer school this summer to buy my new rug.  I

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