"27 Ways to Be a 21st Century Teacher" http://edudemic.com/2013/04/27-ways-to-be-a-21st-century-teacher/

'Morphing into a Century Teacher: 27 Ways to be a Better Century Educator' - inspiring info graphic by Mia MacMeekin, University Teacher/ Researcher in Massachusetts


A wonderful infographic with ways teachers can greet students beyond just the usual "hello." Creative ideas that would work for greeting family members returning home as well! by paige


I like the "Salsa Words" to spice up students' word choice when writing- especially along with the "Taco 'bout a Great Class" bulletin board idea.

Finished with Work - Now What | Printable File Folder Games, Other Fun Classroom Activities

Finished with Work - Nice Choice Board. Uses math as an activity for fast finishers. Rework for younger grade.

Music cues for the classroom---need to check this out for iPhone or iPad.  Cool idea for getting students' attention without using words!

Music cues app for the classroom---need to check this out for iPhone or iPad. Cool idea for getting students' attention without using words!

Love This !!!! Definitely doing this for my classroom! I'm Done!  Now What Jar for early finishers

I'm Done (Now What?) Early Finishers Jar

Love This ! Definitely doing this for my classroom! Now What Jar for early finishers by daisy

Cut up paint chips or scraps of colored paper to create student assessment cards. | 35 Money-Saving DIYs For Teachers On A Budget

Marzano: "This is probably one of my favorite things for my classroom so far. Its a little self-assessment flip chart. I have made one for each student and it will sit on the corner of their desk. It is small enough that it wont be embarrassing for the

Exitticket: Diseño de la enseñanza individual para estudiantes

ExitTicket is a classroom and student response system--like plickers, but another good quick formative assessment option

Call-and-response is a time-tested technique for getting attention, not just in classrooms but in the military, in churches, at sports events, and in traditional cultures in various parts of the world. Instead of repeating yourself, train students to respond to a fun or inspiring statement! Here are some tips for creating your own call-and-response: Clap or…

50 fun call-and-response ideas to get students' attention

Instant Data--Students color in box if they missed it. Place on folder to see who missed which skill for small group or tutoring groups. Also if skill needs to be retaught to whole class.

"Instant Data As we went over each question, I had students color in the square if they had that question wrong. Once we were done with the test, I took each strip and taped them to a manilla folder. I did not have to plug numbers into a c

Easy way to assign partners. Each student chooses a stick and partners up with their color match.

Great way to randomly assign partners. Put popsicle sticks in your hand, plain side out. Have kids pick sticks and pair with the child with the matching stick.

Extensions - The green squares are reading activities and the orange are math. All the activities are laminated and Velcroed to the board. Students can take off the assignment to complete it and then return it.

Great idea--laminated activities are velcroed to the board so students can take off the assignments and return them. And, the activities can be changed throughout the year (and reused the next year).