In this post, I am sharing some back-to-school paper organization tips to help you get things organized so you can focus on teaching everything you know! I have this T-shirt I got and it says "teach everything you know." It's my go-to shirt most days when I am working from home. I … [Read more...] about Back to School Paper Organization Ideas for Teachers: Classroom Organization Tips
Luckily, when I started teaching, someone told me to make sure I had sharpened pencils ready for the first day of school. What they didn't tell me was what to do when the air conditioning stops working on your very first day in the classroom. In August (in Texas!). I can't warn you of alllll the … [Read more...] about 6 Things to Remember for the First Week of School
My first Meet the Teacher Night was a learning experience for sure. I did the best I could, but afterward, I made a long list of things to remember for the next year. This week I wanted to share some Meet the Teacher Night activities and ideas to inspire you to create a memorable night for those … [Read more...] about 7 Meet the Teacher Night Activities for Elementary Teachers
Inside The Organized Teacher Framework™, I teach the importance of making a plan for almost everything you do in your classroom. Meet the Teacher Night is no exception. This is your chance to make a great first impression on the parents of your future students- organization is key! I can … [Read more...] about How to Have an Organized Meet the Teacher Night: Classroom Organization Tips
What I am about to say might be a little divisive... I am over the Pinterest Perfect Classrooms. Classroom organization is more than just a pretty classroom! In order to create a clutter free classroom, you don't need Pinterest perfection. You need classroom organization supplies that will actually … [Read more...] about 21 of the Best Classroom Organization Supplies and How to Use Them!
Each summer I see the same questions circulating around Facebook groups or popping into my email inbox and they all revolve around where to get started with setting up a classroom. First-year teachers are asking this question, as well as veteran teachers who are wanting to improve their organization … [Read more...] about Steps for Setting Up a Classroom as a First-Year Teacher