Michie states, "Part of what teaching is about: willingness to explore with kids, to reach with them, to follow a dimly lit path together, often unaware of the dazzling surprises that may wait around the bend" (68). This, I believe, is the role of a great teacher.
Back to School Procedures
Back to School Procedures It's hard to believe that it's almost back to school time. As we start to prepare for that first week we need to think about what's most important such as rules expectations and consequences. Routines and procedures are one of the most important things that we teach when we head back to school. Over at my blog I help you get started with procedures for when you head back to school and I provide you with a free procedures list to download too! They say the more…
This would be a very fun activity the first week of school! Teacher says a statement (ex. Switch sides if you like hot dogs more than pizza.) and the students either stay or move. The kids could also talk about why they did/didn't move. Fun back to school ice breaker!
Quotes are fun to hang in your classroom for students, but what about teachers? Teachers need some inspiration, too! These printable teacher quotes are perfect for the teacher's lounge, workroom, or in a frame on your desk!
The Science Spot: AMAZING is all I can say about this website. There are more resources for teachers and students then I can mention. Everything is PDF printable. Science topics range from A-Z. Kid Zone and classroom technology workshops and training. Geared towards older grades, but definitely adaptable for the younger grade.
12 Clever Teacher Sayings to Help Kids Mind Their Own Business