Idea by LaTaisha, 1st Grade Teacher, St. Clair Shores, MI Like many teachers, I have my students learn about the election process by conducting an election in class—but our election has an important twist. Our election is the real deal.
Posts Tagged ‘ classroom rules ’
by Elizabeth Supan, Monthly Columnist Just the phrase itself sends shivers. Doesn’t it? I still get so nervous and excited on the night before the first day back that I have a hard time sleeping. I think the reason I am a bundle of nerves is because I want to make sure that I cover
by Cara Carroll, Monthly Columnist Visions of newly sharpened pencils, crisp folders, untainted glue bottles, and fresh crayons are swirling in my head right now. It’s time to go back to school! Even after spending 10 years in the classroom, I still get butterflies in my stomach to this day just thinking about the first
by Jordon Furnell, Guest Blogger The first few weeks of school are my absolute favorite part of the year. Not only am I getting to know my new students, but the entire class is working toward establishing routines, building a classroom community, and preparing for another year of fun and excitement in 5th grade.
Really Good U: Establishing Strong Classroom Rules While the majority, if not all, of schools and districts have discipline policies in place, teachers are often left to establish guidelines for their own classroom. Whether they use the standard school rules as a springboard for additional rules or simply follow the already established ones, is a