What Kind of Teacher Do You Want? anchor chart to begin year I think this would piggy back nicely with a What Kind of Student Do I Want? anchor chart (They give me what they think I want and I add so in if needed.
Five cooperative learning activities that will help build your classroom community during the first week of school. Find out the activities that I have fallen in love with over the past 16 years of teaching. First Day of School
This is 5 classroom routines that I find are very useful and mimic my own classroom routines very closely. I don't like the bottom part saying the daring English teacher as I believe these routines can be used in a technology course just as well.
7 Essential Procedures to Teach the First Week of School
Art Lessons for Kids: Thumbprint Self-Portrait. The kids make this based on their actual thumbprint and write a narrative about themselves. how old you are, things you like and don't like, your hopes and dreams for the future.
I have done this the last few years with A Great Student Is.love the idea of including new categories. Kids brainstorm what a terrific teacher is, does, says, and is not. Great ice breaker for the first week, maybe as a carousel activity