Adding your kids' names and pictures to your word wall is a great way to create interest. Make name cards for your classroom word wall with the free template. Directions are included in the article. These would be great for a preschool, pre-k, kindergarte
I believe this is good information on reflective teaching. Becoming a Reflective Teacher - "For reflective teachers, their work is an ongoing process of closely observing and studying the significance of children's unfolding activities.