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Classroom Organization

I love looking at all the cute pictures of elementary teachers’ classrooms. There’s something so magical and inviting with all the colors, rugs, story time areas, and tiny tables and chairs. Then, as students get older and the desks get taller, classrooms start to turn… well, a little bland. What happened to the bright colors? The rugs on the floor? The polka dot curtains? The decorated doors? Are those things reserved just for the tiny tots in the primary grades…

Today, I am sharing tips and tricks for maternity leave! But first, let’s face reality. There is a HUGE amount of responsibility placed upon teachers who are soon-to-be mothers. Many of us cannot simply shut down our computers within our workplace and walk away for six to eight weeks. Why not? Because we have about 25 little humans who depend on us day in and day out within our classrooms…

Back in August, I wrote about this idea that I took from Brooke Brown’s blog, Teaching Outside the Box. Basically, you get yourself some project cases, and you use them to store your lesson plans. What’s nice about these is that you can put everything you need in file folders. This means no hole punching for binder storage or…