1. I've heard great things about Teach Like a Pirate & finally ordered it... It should be in just in time for me to go on vacation to Indiana for airplane & car reading..o ya, that reminds me, I can't forget my sea-bands!
3. Interactive word wall from Tales-of-a-First-Grade-Teacher. For my first couple years of teaching I had a huge word wall & it was behind the students...I moved mine to the front of the room, bought some ribbon & Velcro circles & will look similar to this.
4. Rise & Shine Binder from Tunstall's Teaching Tidbits. I absolutely love this idea! No more rushing to find bell work bright and early every morning, the kiddos just open up their binder (or in my case folder) & use an expo marker to do 2 or so re-usable pages! It's also awesome practice with HFW. Talk about saving trees. The kit also has other papers bell work, including place value, number lines, a hundreds chart, and games. Awesome!
5. LOVE.LOVE.LOVE this e-card! I'm excited to meet my new kiddos and get my room ready but I'm NOT excited to wake up at 5:30 every morning... I've gotten pretty accustomed to sleeping in *cough* 11:30 *cough*. This e-card pretty much sums it up!
Finally...here's something really random that I just love...enjoy & have a Happy Friday! Tally