Want to engage your students and start the new school year off strong? Here's our top five tried and true first day of school activities!

5 Tried and True Back to School First Day Activities

Want to engage your students and start the new school year off strong? Here's our top five tried and true first day of school activities!

Teaching With a Mountain View: Smooth Sailing Back to School Tips and Giveaway: Preparing for the New School Year

Smooth Sailing Back to School Tips and Giveaway: Preparing for the New School Year

Teaching With a Mountain View: Smooth Sailing Back to School Tips and Giveaway: Preparing for the New School Year

Children write or draw their goals for the new school year and decorate the banners. You string them up and hang them around the classroom. They serve as a great reminder for students, too! There are two different banners included. Banner two has a kindergarten, first, and second grade version.

Back to School Goal Banners for the Growth Mindset K-8

Children write or draw their goals for the new school year and decorate the banners. You string them up and hang them around the classroom. They serve as a great reminder for students, too! There are two different banners included. Banner two has a kindergarten, first, and second grade version.

Want to start the new school year off right?  This article explains how to build your classroom community during the first week of school.  These tips work for any grade!  Tools for success are also included!

Want to start the new school year off right? This article explains how to build your classroom community during the first week of school. These tips work for any grade! Tools for success are also included!

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Back to School Emoji Activities (Emoji Back to School)

Are you a new teacher? Or perhaps you're moving to a new school this school year? Either way - starting a new school year can be overwhelming, stressful, and flat out scary. But it doesn't have to be! Check out this FREE New Teacher Orientation Checklist, and you'll be all set for the new school year as you check items off one at a time!

New Teacher Orientation Checklist {FREE

Are you a new teacher? Or perhaps you're moving to a new school this school year? Either way - starting a new school year can be overwhelming, stressful, and flat out scary. But it doesn't have to be! Check out this FREE New Teacher Orientation Checklist, and you'll be all set for the new school year as you check items off one at a time!

FREE * READY FOR THE NEW SCHOOL YEAR * All teachers know how important it is to be in contact with parents on the regular. With this free contact log binder setup, you'll no longer need to worry about who called when, for what, and what you need to do now. Keep this binder near your desk so you never forget to log a call or email again.

FREE * READY FOR THE NEW SCHOOL YEAR * All teachers know how important it is to be in contact with parents on the regular. With this free contact log binder setup, you'll no longer need to worry about who called when, for what, and what you need to do now. Keep this binder near your desk so you never forget to log a call or email again.

Free printable checklist of classroom policies and procedures that build character education into the everyday tasks and activities

Classroom Policies and Procedures Checklist

Free printable checklist of classroom policies and procedures that build character education into the everyday tasks and activities

These banners are designed as a way to foster a Growth Mindset culture in your…

Back to School Goal Banners for the Growth Mindset K-8

These banners are designed as a way to foster a Growth Mindset culture in your…

Get organized for the new school year with editable lesson plans, editable check lists, small group planning sheets, labels, and more!

Labels GALORE annnnd a FREEBIE! :) :)

Get organized for the new school year with editable lesson plans, editable check lists, small group planning sheets, labels, and more!

Identifying and encouraging good work habits during the first week of school.  Love the class book idea.  Freebie in post!

First Week Must Dos

Identifying and encouraging good work habits during the first week of school. Love the class book idea. Freebie in post!

Is it Friday yet...has a whole new meaning! #homeworkopoly #teachersofinstagram #fourthgradeteacher

Is it Friday yet...has a whole new meaning! #homeworkopoly #teachersofinstagram #fourthgradeteacher

This time capsule product can be used for the beginning of the year, New Years, or the end of the school year and is perfect for any elementary student.  The no prep printables are engaging and fun for students, but will be even more amazing when they wait to reread all the tidbits of information from their current perspective and time!  Teacher and parent friendly and student approved... your students will love it!

Time Capsule

This time capsule product can be used for the beginning of the year, New Years, or the end of the school year and is perfect for any elementary student. The no prep printables are engaging and fun for students, but will be even more amazing when they wait to reread all the tidbits of information from their current perspective and time! Teacher and parent friendly and student approved... your students will love it!

Whether you're a new teacher, new to middle school, or just pressing the reset button for the year, I hope you find some new and different things to think about.

Whether you're a new teacher, new to middle school, or just pressing the reset button for the year, I hope you find some new and different things to think about.

Effectively manage your new middle school or high school classroom by establishing these five classroom routines in the beginning of the year. First week classroom routines for effective classroom management.

Effectively manage your new middle school or high school classroom by establishing these five classroom routines in the beginning of the year. First week classroom routines for effective classroom management.

4th grade back to school freebie  math about me, writing activity, 4th grade goals

4th grade back to school freebie math about me, writing activity, 4th grade goals

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