Indiana Bloggers Back to School Blog Hop

Who is excited to go back to school???  I never thought I would say this, but I am!!!  As a lot of you know I am changing grades this year.  I am leaving 2nd and moving to 1st and I just can't stop thinking about it.  I am really nervous, but I know it is going to be so much fun.




I have teamed up with some fellow Indiana Bloggers for a Back to School Blog Hop.  Make sure you follow it all the way through for your chance to win gift card!  Who doesn't LOVE a gift card?



Teaching Through Turbulence

If you started at the beginning of the hop you just came from Teaching Through Turbulence.  I have to give Heather major props because she is a Special Education teacher who works with children with Emotional Disabilities.  That can be a tough group of kiddos.  You have to have a good heart and a lot of patience (patience is NOT one of my strong suits, but I am working on it).  She has a lot of great ideas that can be incorporated with your mainstreamed kiddos.  Check her out!

So the beginning of the year is a time where you want everything to be perfect!  At least that is how I view it.  I would say the most important things to have in place are organization, routine, and behavior plans.

I have created some really cute Owl Themed Agenda Signs to help you with the routine aspect.  Students thrive off of a routine.  They love to see what they have done and what is left to do.  So grab up these freebies and you will be well on your way to a great year.







Now I would like to share my absolute FAVORITE creation.  I have gone a little lemonade ga-ga this summer.  I created a comprehensive pack of Classroom Management Tools.  You can check out the post about it HERE.  It is a mix of individual and whole class behavior plans.  I try to use a positive approach and I think you will agree that I hit the nail on the head with this one.







I really want to thank you for stopping by.  Stay tuned for my blog makeover reveal coming soon!  I can't wait to see the finished product.  I hope you have a wonderful year!

Next stop on the hop is Pencils, Books, & Dirty Looks!


~Stacey

9 comments

  1. 1. WOW. I love the owl signs. I may have to reconsider my classroom theme of "Around the World"...
    2. Your lemonade classroom management idea is darling. I love it.
    3. I'm excited to see your new layout reveal. I'm up next to have mine redone too. Exciting!

    Happy Saturday!

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  2. Your lemonade management pack is just SO cute. I usually do a lemonade stand with my class at the end of the year, so I will definitely keep that in mind if I end up with a job this year!

    Blog makeovers are SO exciting- I just got mine redone! I can't wait to check back and see it :) Thanks for the freebie!

    Jenny
    Luckeyfrog's Lilypad

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    1. A lemonade stand sounds like a good idea!

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  3. I teach first grade, and let me just say, "welcome" to the best grade ever! I love first grade and never want to graduate!!!

    Susan
    Friendly Froggies

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    1. Thank you I am SO happy to be a first grade teacher! Glad to hear you love it and never want to leave. :)

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  4. awww... I love those cute little owls. Thanks for the great freebie and the fun blog post. I am having a great time on this hop! I am happy to be a new follower. I hope you can stop by my week long linky this week to share your ideas and products!
    Tracey
    The Teacher’s Chair
    Share the Bloglovin’!

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