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Intellectual Disabilities: Students with an intellectual disability might have difficulty in motivation. It's important as a teacher to provide student motivation because it helps them understand that they can achieve what they want! Behavior Management, Classroom Management, Anger Management Activities, Parenting Advice, Kids And Parenting, Foster Parenting, Parenting Classes, Parenting Styles, Peaceful Parenting

Stop Saying "You're So Smart" - Growth Mindset

Last year, my school invited Eduardo Briceño to talk to us about the importance of having a growth mindset, a concept from "The Power of Belief - Mindset and Success" and this book by Carol Dweck (affiliate link)! He basically asserts that there are two types of people: those who think intelligence and skills are fixed/unchanging and others who believe they are able to be developed/honed. In his speech and his book, he discusses one thing that we all (likely) have done: tell a student how…

As a teacher I beg you to teach your kids to tie their shoes! How To Teach A To Tie Shoes In 5 Minutes! Previous pinner wrote, "This is amazing! This is crazy. I've been sitting here tying my shoe over and over in disbelief. Learning Activities, Kids Learning, Activities For Kids, Teaching Kids, Learning Tools, Raising Kids, Kids Education, Along The Way, Little People

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How To Teach A 6-Year-Old To Tie Shoes In 5 Minutes This is amazing, wish I'd know this before. This is crazy. I just tried it. I've been sitting here tying my shoe over and over in disbelief.

27 things to do with students who are not paying attention. These tips will help the student pay more attention next time and help the teacher manage their classroom better. Classroom Behavior, Future Classroom, School Classroom, Classroom Ideas, Differentiation In The Classroom, Classroom Discipline, Classroom Libraries, Teacher Tools, Teacher Hacks

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Sometimes it is the students who are bored and sometimes it is the instructor who is boring. Engaged students pay attention. This work by Mia MacMeekin is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribut…

I love her brain break video clips!If you play these vids you will easily be the coolest teacher in the building! My kids love their brain breaks! Kindergarten Classroom, School Classroom, Classroom Activities, School Fun, School Teacher, Music Classroom, Classroom Ideas, Future Classroom, Classroom Organization

30 Brain Break Clips: Fight the Fidgeting! - teachtrainlove.com

Brain breaks have been all the rage for quite some time now. We've learned that regularly incorporating short movement activities into the instructional day not only allows children to get their 'wiggles' out, but energizes them and increases their ability to focus on the next learning activity as well. Let's utilize the technology we have to give the kids a healthy dose of pop culture and silliness all mixed into one. So, smack up one of these short clips on your SMART Board or Promethean…

Glitzy In Grade: Classroom Decor --- I need to transform this to fit my high school classroom! i want this for my classroom door. Classroom Organisation, Classroom Rules, Classroom Posters, Classroom Displays, School Organization, Future Classroom, School Classroom, Classroom Management, Classroom Ideas

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All over Pinterest I have been seeing this… I have seen it with fancy letters from fun machines I can’t afford, painted, stamped. Basically, you name it and I have seen it. I love the overall idea but one line popped out at me that I hate: WE DO LOTS OF TESTS All I can …

Kids Love and remember rhymes! Defiantly need to remember this to share with the kids. The Words, See You Later Alligator, Cute Quotes, Fun Sayings, Animal Sayings, Boy Quotes, Farewell Sayings, Card Sayings, Wise Words

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Hillside Elementary School Library: Thank you PTO and students for Teacher Appreciation Week! Love this idea for thank you notes. Classroom Crafts, School Classroom, School Fun, Classroom Organization, Classroom Volunteer, Classroom Helpers, Classroom Management, School Ideas, Classroom Ideas

Thank you PTO and students for Teacher Appreciation Week!

The teachers at Hillside School were overwhelmed this week - in a good way! Each day, we arrived at school to find some sort of special treat presented by the PTO in honor of Teacher Appreciation Week. We are so blessed and grateful. Here are the "treats" given to use each day: Monday - Flowers on our doors with each petal containing a special "Thank you" from different students Tuesday - a Flash Drive on our desk with a special note, along with muffins, pastries, bagels, m&ms in the…

Anti-Bullying Books for the Classroom ~ Free compilation with a bit of info about each book. need these books # Anti-Bullying Book list Books About Bullying, Classroom Behavior, Classroom Ideas, Classroom Management, Behavior Management, Bullying Prevention, Classroom Community, Character Education, Teaching

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Last year around this time, I shared all about my absolute favorite stress-free morning work alternative: morning tubs. Since that last blog post, I’ve received hundreds of questions in my inbox about morning tubs and >

Designate one student as the "Ask Me" student who can answer the questions of other students while you're busy assisting others.--From "Insanely Smart School Teacher Hacks" Teacher Tools, Teacher Hacks, Teacher Resources, Teaching Ideas, Organization And Management, Classroom Organization, Small Group Organization, School Classroom, School Teacher

My Math Block Mini-Series {Part 6}

So this is the final part in this not-so-mini-series! If you missed any of the posts, click below to go back: My Math Block Mini-Series {Part 1} My Math Block Mini-Series {Part 2} My Math Block Mini-Series {Part 3} My Math Block Mini-Series {Part 4} My Math Block Mini-Series {Part 5} So... ...you have learned about Number of the Day... ...Mystery Number, and calendar time. I know what you're wondering--what else are you doing?? Well, I will tell you, my friends! Math Lesson/Stations At the…

Excellent Planner by Handmade home and they now have the 2015 version! free planner and calendar + more - the handmade home

free planner and calendar + more {2015} - The Handmade Home

a free 2015 calendar and planner download for different sizes, and much more.

Popsicle Art: Each student gets 5 and they decorate it. Put together as a class art project (Kid's Popsicle Art - easy for the "I'm done students" - Collect throughout the year) Class Art Projects, Auction Projects, Group Projects, Auction Ideas, Art Auction, Collaborative Art Projects For Kids, School Projects, School Ideas, Popsicle Stick Art

popsicle art: hmm....what if kids picked their favorite quote to do? Or what if I said what makes a good student and they had to put one key term/phrase and then decorate like, studious or good attendance, and then we kept it up in a frame all semester long? good first day activity. I'm getting so tired of the same old activities and this would be some classroom art!

Great FHE lesson for kids: once you squeeze all toothpaste out, you can't put it back into the tube. Words work the same way: you can't take words back, so make sure you say kind things. I think I'm going to use this for a a children's story!

Words that Build Up!

If there is anyone who is having a problem remembering to use nice words in your family, this might be a fun idea for you! One of our Family New Years Resolutions is to use more "Words that Build Up!" A Story Here is a story from the Friend Magazine, called Words That Build Up, that we read as a family on Monday night. It helped the kiddos understand that words are powerful, and we have to be mindful of what we say to each other. A Quiz The next page on that link, or right here, is a fun…

New students, back to school great idea. All About Me {Black & White} - I like this one as you can print it on different coloured paper and create a banner in the classroom. Sports Theme Classroom, Classroom Displays, Future Classroom, School Classroom, Classroom Organization, Classroom Ideas, Birthday Display In Classroom, 1st Day Of School, Beginning Of The School Year

All About Me {Color}

This can be used at any time of the year to display information about your students. It can be used to create a banner across the classroom, a window, etc. Be aware that it is in A4 format and print accordingly. Thanks!

Conner Food Kids' Picture Books that Teach Powerful Life Lessons - from bullying to picky eaters, these books cover a wide range of behaviors and concepts to work through with kids. Kids Reading, Teaching Reading, Learning, Reading Lists, Preschool Books, Book Activities, Mentor Texts, Children's Picture Books, Character Education

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Kids' Picture Books that Teach Powerful Life Lessons - from bullying to picky…