Three fantastic icebreakers that get kids talking and start building relationships from the first day of school!

Icebreakers that Rock

Too many icebreakers require students to take massive social risks with people they barely know. Or they don’t really help students get to know each other. Or they are just plain cheesy. Here are three that are actually goo

6 Ways to Celebrate Diversity in the Classroom - Education to the Core

6 Ways to Celebrate Diversity in the Classroom

This is a great letter to parents you could utilize on informing them about "culture day"! Students research different cultures and come ready to share to class.

First Day of School Around the World- Kid World Citizen

School Around the World: The First Day's Traditions and Customs

First Day of School Around the World- Kid World Citizen. Maybe I can find some books to help expand on this. I like the idea of traveling around the world on the first day of school.

End of the day closing circle questions. Build community and classroom culture! Responsive classroom.

End of the Day Closing Circle Reflection Cards - UPDATED 1/15/17

This is an awesome idea for building confidence and classroom community. The teacher picks one positive reflection card at the end of each day and the children get to do a turn and talk,

By using a simple mnemonic device, this skinny poster illustrates the factors that characterize any civilization: Geography, Religion, Achievements, Politics, Economics, and Social Structures. Use this poster when introducing any ancient civilization to your students. It works with classifying present-day civilizations, too!    ©2017. 13 x 38 inches. Laminated to last. Middle school, high school.

It would be a good way to channel students' focus when talking about different civilizations or eras. It breaks a huge idea down to six different topics, with varying complexities. It could be altered a little to be more applicable.

These colorful signs help you greet students at your classroom door each morning.  Students point to their greeting of choice as they enter the classroom. This simple practice will have an immediate impact on classroom culture. A hug, handshake, high-five or fist bump will set a positive tone each day.

Morning Greeting to Build Classroom Community

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27 DIY Cool Cork Board Ideas, Instalation & Photos

Thanksgiving printer friendly "Your Teacher is Thankful for you because..." free printables.

Thanksgiving printer friendly "Your Teacher is Thankful for you because..." free printables.

Do you want your students to be quality students this year? Read the Ultimate Guide to Classroom Culture- Day 3.

Ultimate Guide to Classroom Culture- Day 3

Teachers continue building classroom culture and best practices! Read about a fun writing activity and grab your free song about good behavior in your classrooms as well as your Quality Student Learning Pack.

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