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Organized Classroom · 18h ago

Free Poetry Pack for YOU!

Poetry can be super tough for students – or it can be really fun!  I whipped up a super fun version of an activity you can do with them and have even included some fun templates for them to ...
Organized Classroom · 2W ago

7 Myths About Differentiated Instruction

The classroom is on fire!   Literally!   And your only way to put out the flame is to use differentiated instruction strategies.  Could you do it? I bet many teachers would say no.  Or they ...
Organized Classroom · 3W ago

Classroom Management: Why & How

My ongoing nightmare beginning nightly the week leading up to the start of school:  I walk in the classroom door ready to start out a successful year and I see students who are throwing pape...
Organized Classroom · 4W ago

Proactive Teachers vs Reactive Teachers

Is this you most days? Do any of these happen to you on a regular basis? you receive a memo about 15 minutes before you start your day letting you know about the change in schedule for today...
Organized Classroom · 1M ago

10 Classroom Systems You Need to Be Using Right Now

When you think about classroom systems, you might easily think about writing lesson plans or your classroom management method.  Those are both very important classroom routines, but there ar...
Organized Classroom · 1M ago

Accountable Classroom Centers

As I walked into the classroom, it felt like an alternative universe.  I noticed students in various places in the classroom working quietly.  Some were on their own, some in small groups.  ...
Organized Classroom · 1M ago

The Truth About Paper Piles

Do you know a teacher who is a “piler” in the classroom? I did. It was my cooperating teacher when I was student teaching many eons ago.  For the record, she was an amazing teacher (now reti...
Organized Classroom · 2M ago

Tech Tuesday: Custom Organized Computer Desktops

Hey teacher friends!  If you are anything like me, my computer desktop needs to be organized in a certain way.  First, most everything needs to be in a folder.  They drive me berserk if I ha...
Organized Classroom · 2M ago

Popping Up in February

Hey teaching friends!  Need a little something extra fun for February?  I made a fun freebie for you for next month!   Groundhog Calendar Cards! Now – you don’t have to just use them for you...
Organized Classroom · 2M ago

Never Run Out of Ink Again!

Disclosure: I may receive compensation from the companies whose products I review. I only endorse the best products that I feel will benefit teachers. I am independently owned and the opinio...