Great way to start the year!! Get to know your students and engage them while you solve first day jitters! Start the year out great! Makes a fantastic first day packet! Free!

Centers SANITY • LIGHTS off=voices off, hands on head, eyes on teacher • STARS rewarded to groups that stay on task • TEACH kids to whisper using vibrations in throat • UH OH reminds them to whisper

Are you a middle school or elementary teacher who is frustrated by lines of students wanting your attention? You are going to want to check out this post containing an easy strategy that both you AND your substitute teachers will love!

Are you a teacher in need of classroom organization tips and ideas for setting up a classroom and home reading program? Read this post for tips and strategies to implement a reading program for children using Daily 5, using leveled readers and book baskets to teach kids to read, and more. Plus how-to create reading folders with a FREE parent hand-out printable.

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