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.
5 Things You Should Do on the First Day of College Classes - Newly graduated high school students and those returning to college soon, listen up! These 5 tips will help pave the way for a strong semester (I'm talking making better grades, building connections, and so much more). I'm sure at least one of these tips you've never heard before, so don't miss out!
Allow parents and students the opportunity to get to know their teacher better by giving them this Editable Meet The Teacher Night Handout at Open House, or send home on the first day of school with your welcome packet.
This list is a wonderful resource for reminding teachers of all the procedures that need to be taught to students at the beginning of the school year. I also added a checklist for you to check off the procedures as you teach them.
*Updated June 2016* This First Day Jitters book companion packet for the book First Day Jitters by Julie Dannenberg is perfect to use on the first day and the first weeks of school. It is common core aligned, includes primary lined & solid lined copies for lower/upper grade use, and is available in color and black white.