Saturday, April 28, 2012

Now Why Didn't I Think of That?!?

Have you ever tried to have first graders sit in rows of 3 facing forward? I tried it *briefly* my first year teaching first grade. I found out the hard way that first graders move all day long and so did their desks
Where did my neat little rows go?
With 23 students this year, desk logistics have been a source of irritation. So, I decided to wrangle these desks into submission and take charge. Say hello to my new buddy, "Cabl E. Ties"!
You can even put a mark on the floor so students know exactly where to realign their rows. Now, why didn't I think of that!?! Thanks, Mr. Tie!

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Go Green!

Teach students Earth friendly concepts 
with...
Here’s a free compilation of poems and songs from North Carolina’s Region A 
Partnership for Children. Enjoy!