A+ Alabama Best Practices Center
The Alabama Best Practices Center, a program of A+ Education Partnership, works to help teachers and administrators develop the competence, commitment, and courage to do whatever it takes to improve student learning.
Take Your Time, August! (2 Freebies)
I honestly can't believe it's already August! We don't start school until the end of the month, but I'm really hoping to stretch out these ...
Colorful Quotes - The Colorful Apple
Here’s a flashback to Back to School time! I never got to post all the activities we did at the beginning of the year. Colorful quotes is one of my favorites! I had been on the search for motivational quote posters that were appropriate for my fifth graders. My second grade ones seemed too “little” […]
Story of my Name Writing
Today I'm sharing one of my favourite tasks for building community in the classroom. Students are able to share an important aspect of ...
Top 10 Back To School Activities to Build Community
Building community in your classroom is critical to starting a great year! Here are 10 Back To School activities to help do just that!
Using a Boo Boo Basket in the Classroom!
Oh my goodness! If I had a nickel for every bandaid I gave out in my classroom, I just might be a millionaire! My sweet little firsties thin...
Back to School Survival Kit Ideas for Students | Fiskars
For a student starting school, the beginning of the year is hectic. Make your own back to school survival kit and stay prepared for anything!
First Week of School Activities and a FREEBIE! - Susan Jones
My first day of schools starts in less than a month. These first week of school activities for first grade are perfect for a new batch of students.
Back to School All About Me Activity - Printable & Digital All About Me
Digital Back to School Activities - Distance Learning All About Me on Google SlidesThis all about me craftivity is taco themed and sure to be a fun way to get to know your class. It includes all about me posters, printables, a bulletin board kit and a digital version on Google Slides. This is a perf...
Testing Treats | Tales from Outside the Classroom
Free testing treats tags to encourage students to do their best on state and national tests or at big events. These are cute and witty and cheap to create!
Meet the Teacher 2017
Meet the Teacher is always a stressful (and exciting) time. At my school, we have an entire week to get ready before the kids come. Meet the Teacher is typically the Thursday before school comes back. I feel like I spend half the week making my room look presentable, and then just end up changing […]
Task Card Storage Organization Labels (Fits into 4x6 Photo Case) *EDITABLE!*
These fun task card organization labels contain over 260 pages of labels for you to use in your classroom! Easily organize all of your task cards so that you can access them throughout the year! These are formatted to fit perfectly into a 4x6 photo case. Simply print, cut, and tape or glue into plas...
50 Instagram-Worthy Teacher Hacks to Try in Your Classroom
These Instagram-worthy teacher hacks will keep your classroom organized, your sanity intact, and your social media channels popping.