Beginning of school

Start the school year off right with these exciting ideas for the beginning of school. Discover ways to engage students and create a positive learning environment.
The beginning of the year is always a whirlwind with the first few days of school and Open House/Visitation. Whether you have your Open House/Visitation before school starts, or once the year is already in full swing, it’s still a huge undertaking!  Today I’m sharing with you my 5 favorite tips for your Open House ... Read More about Kindergarten Visitation! Open House Kindergarten, Open House Activities, Kindergarten Orientation, Planning School, Beginning Of Kindergarten, School Open House, Prek Classroom, First Day Of School Activities, School Starts

The beginning of the year is always a whirlwind with the first few days of school and Open House/Visitation. Whether you have your Open House/Visitation before school starts, or once the year is already in full swing, it’s still a huge undertaking! Today I’m sharing with you my 5 favorite tips for your Open House ... Read More about Kindergarten Visitation!

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Totsie
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The lessons you teach at the beginning of the year are crucial for laying the foundation and setting the tone for the rest of the school year. During the first week, your schedule should be a mix of teaching procedures and expectations as well as building a strong classroom community. Download o

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Debra Wray
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The days before my first day ever teaching, I remember other teachers telling me not to smile till December so that the kids new the drill and that I didn't mean business. I remember them saying that the first day is filled with nothing but drills and procedures because we are training our students. I have a bone to pick with that. We don't train our kids, we teach them and remind them. Far to often I see on Facebook that Sammy's daughter came back home on the color red, on her first day of…

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Madison Singer
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Two weeks from the day that I am writing this blog post, I will be heading back to school. I’ve spent a decent amount of time this summer getting my room set up, and I felt good about walking away for a while after a few days of setting up. But now, my brain has turned to: What in the world are the

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Jenna Matlock
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My favorite first grade Back to School Activities in my classroom! These are my go-to activities for the first week of school!

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Jenna Van Derzee
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Want to teach rules and expectations in an engaging way? Use picture books! These 15 picture books are some of the best to start your year.

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Marnie Kassian
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Need a fun and easy activity to build relationships with your students? You’ll love this getting to know you first week of school activity!

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It's never too soon to start preparing for the first week of school. Check out these tips on how teachers can plan for the new school year.

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Jodi Hearn