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Help! I Need Family Involvement

27 Ways to increase family involvement in your class - Could you try JUST TWO of these strategies before the end of the school year? How about one & plan to adopt another new one for back to school? You know there's room for more family involvement.

Nice welcome back to school bulletin board. Checkout this great post on Bulletin Board Ideas!

"Check Out the Lineup in." Using a T-shirt theme and hanging student shirts along a clothing line is a colorful idea for a Back To School bulletin board display. You can also have the children decorate their t-shirt

At the beginning of the year, make several "New Student" bags with welcome letters, name tags, etc. Anything that a new student will need. This will save a lot of time when you find out suddenly you have a new student. Why haven't I done this yet?!?!

Organization Ideas for Back-to-School

new student packets. the teacher makes 5 extra of everything at the beginning of the school year so that when a new student comes midyear, she has a name tag, beginning of the year info, labels for folders/journals, etc. for the student.

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Semi-Homemade Valentines for Busy Teachers

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A site with tons of classroom management ideas such as: student/teacher suggestion box, homework buddies, classroom monitor, 'the sunshine club', etc. Over 20 classroom management ideas!

Make your new teachers feel special and welcome with a handmade gift from your kiddos. Any teacher would love one of these kid-friendly gifts that are perfect for back to school. Here are 9 Kid-Friendly Gifts to Make for Teacher's Back to School.: If You Give a Teacher a Cookie

15 DIY Back-to-School Teacher Gifts

Engage your new students with these 10 thoughtful and creative activities! Application for an Amazing Year; First Days' Letter to Myself; MeTunes Activity; The Mystery and History of the Fortune Cookie Activities; Getting to Know Our Group Graphing Activity; The Life and Times of Me: What in the World Was Going On? Timeline Activity; Questions for the Teacher Activity; Sixth-Grade Fast Facts Flip Guide; and The Friendly Feud: Welcome to Class Edition PowerPoint Game and Instructions $

Settling into Sixth Grade: First Weeks' Activities and Reflections

Available for all grade levels. Engage your new students with these 10 thoughtful and creative activities for the first week!

Fun in First Grade: Welcome Back to School Letters with a Technology Twist

Welcome Back Letters - With a Twist

Hey, friends!  It's been a while.  :)   I survived Meet the Teacher and the first two (almost) full weeks of school!!!  Now it's time for a ...

I might be a High School teacher but I am totally doing this for my kiddos. Even though I might have to make over Loads of Meet the Teacher/Open house ideas here!

Cute gift for a new teacher. "We can't wait to see you blossom into an incredible teacher"

Teacher appreciation flowers Cute gift for a new teacher. "We can't wait to see you blossom into an incredible teacher"