Classroom Design


Student Materials

Classroom Design—Join Me in End-of-the-Year Reflection

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A simple yet powerful system to take advantage of the seasonal nature of schools through reflection, rejuvenation, professional development, and setting intentions. 

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Personal Dry Erase Board Options

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There are many options for providing each student with a personal-sized, dry erase board. See if one of these will work for you. 

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A Simple First-Day Activity, Assessment and Supply Management Activity

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This first-day-of-school activity provides important information about your students, begins the process and expectation of independence, and much more.

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One Simple Solution to Managing Student Supplies

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When Terry Steward decided to move away from a desk for every student to table groups in her room, she had to solve the challenge of how to store student supplies.

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Four Visual Aides to Support Learning

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Four simple tools to provide a visual aide which will help transfer learning from short-term to long-term memory.

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Student Supplies–Organization and Independence

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Student supply storage and organization is a challenge for every teacher, especially when moving away from personal desk space. Here are some great ideas. 

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Travel Books in a Travel Trunk Bookshelf

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An unusual and clever way to house a specific genre of books. 

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Student Material Storage When Using Tables Not Desks

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Using tables in a classroom allows for flexibility, group work and more classroom space.  But what about student materials?  Here are some great ideas for using tables as well as managing student materials.  

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Whoever Controls the Stapler Owns the Power in the Room

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Heather, a fourth grade teacher, has embraced the concept of community supplies and has graciously agreed to give us a tour.

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Sixth-Grade Book Boxes

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Book boxes aren't just for primary students. In this video, Ann Anderson shows us exactly what the book boxes contain. 

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