Ideas for Running a Classroom
A Coggle Diagram about Newsletters
(Make it creative like "Owl Post." Do something that is you.
, Add quotes from the classrom
, Add questions to ask your children relating to the week's topics of what they've learned.
, Request a family photo
and ), First Year Help
, Parent OpenHouse
, Esme's Blog on lower right corner of Planet Emse
, WRITE A LETTER TO PARENTS The most effective letters have some of the following qualities:• The purpose and intent are clearly stated
• The teacher’s interest in the students and their learning comes through
• What will be studied, along with a rationale, expectations, and a means of assessment, is outlined clearly
• There is a promise of a follow-up letter, possibly a phone call
• There is an invitation to the parents to call and/or visit the classroom
and Survival Guide from US.Goc
), Parental Involvement
, Give examples of what help looks like
, They may be scared of what helping will look like.
and Remain in control of when people come in your door for the kid's sake.
, Common Core
, Difference Article
and Parent Road Maps by Anchorage School District
), First Day
, Classroom Rules Idea
, begin with the idea of : We have a lot of learning to do this year and then share some of the topics of learning to the children.
and Make a classroom "agreement" instead of classroom "Rules" and have the students develop it and put their thumbprint on the sheet.
and Daily 5
), Meaningful Connections
and 20 Ideas
(A special ed specialist shared her thoughts on planning a lesson with inclusion: Hit on a lot of learning styles as a general rule. Tactile, auditory, etc.
), Daily Activities
) and Classroom layout planning website