Category:Classroom Setup
2015-2016 Classroom Reveal

2015-2016 Classroom Reveal

This post contains affiliate links for Amazon. By purchasing an item on the Amazon site using these links, I will receive a small commission on your purchase. For more information about my Disclosure Policy, please visit this link. PHEW!  It's ready!  It's ready! ...

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Back to School with Creative Teaching Press

Back to School with Creative Teaching Press

Phew!  My classroom is FINALLY feeling close to done and some of my favorite areas of my classroom are my bulletin boards.  They make me happy.  They will make my students happy.  They will make other adults who come in to help in my classroom...

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10 Tips for Creating Eye-Catching Bulletin Boards

10 Tips for Creating Eye-Catching Bulletin Boards

Well, it's that time of year when teachers are starting to get back into their classrooms!   I don't know about you, but one thing that I do enjoy getting ready are my bulletin boards.  I feel it's an easy way to brighten up the classroom so that when the...

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Classroom Improvements

Classroom Improvements

Over the summer, teachers start to think about classroom improvements.  This gets me excited and thinking about the upcoming school year.  Every summer I make a to do list that is a mile long and filled with big plans of what I want to do differently.  At the top of...

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How to Create a 1st or 2nd Grade Schedule

How to Create a 1st or 2nd Grade Schedule

A schedule is one of the first things a teacher needs to think about when setting up for the new year. Below you will find some teacher-tested tips and tricks to build out a 1st or 2nd grade schedule that will set you and your students up for success....

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Glue Sponges…they are worth the HYPE!

Glue Sponges…they are worth the HYPE!

Missing glue tops, piles of drippy glue on desks, worksheets stuck together...can you relate?   I want to share with you about something that I have been using in my classroom that has been a huge lifesaver for me (and my patience)!  🙂  Introducing...GLUE SPONGES! I...

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2014-2015 Classroom Reveal

2014-2015 Classroom Reveal

IT'S READY!  IT'S READY!  IT'S FINALLY READY!  Wow, after approximately 100 hours of classroom time, lots of Pinterest and blog searching, and many hours of computer creating time, my classroom is finally ready to go!  I can't believe that after 10...

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Diggin’ into Next Year:  Classroom Organization

Diggin’ into Next Year: Classroom Organization

Hello!  I am excited to say that this summer I am participating in a Weekly Linky Party that includes 50 bloggers that are blogging about a variety of topics such as:  math workshop, writing instruction, technology integration, behavior management, and so much more!...

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Close-up Classroom Snapshots (part #2)…

Close-up Classroom Snapshots (part #2)…

I'm back for part #2 of my Close-up Classroom Snapshots series!  Today I am showing you more photos of my classroom and tomorrow I will finish this 3-part series with some organization tips through photos!  Make sure you stop back tomorrow for those teacher...

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Close-up Classroom Snapshots (part #1)…

Close-up Classroom Snapshots (part #1)…

I don't know about you but I love it when other bloggers post photos from their classroom.  Initially, my goal was to do one blog post of photos from my classroom and as I started taking pictures, I quickly realized that this is going to take more than just one...

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