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Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Are You Ready for Back to School?

Every teacher has a different approach to the first few days of the school year. I've started a blog or website where I'll be sharing ideas about a number of topics. This blog is a place where teachers can share ideas, ask questions, learn from each other, or vent about the school day.

Start your new school year right with everything you need by checking out the checklists, articles, and information given on this blog to make sure you have what you need. Make sure your home is ready by following a few simple tips, like checking your supplies and resources and creating an organized workspace. Starting off on the right foot is critical to setting the tone for the rest of the year. Before school starts is an ideal time to explore new ideas or new approaches, to browse through tips and ideas, and to work on a back-to-school checklist. You can make going back to school fun by using your creativity.

I hope that the following year brings you great success and happiness. Teachers are preparing for a successful school year where each child will succeed. Being a parent is an important role as you are your child's first and most crucial teacher. If you make education a priority for you, then your child will feel the same way. Starting off on the right foot is important to setting the tone for the rest of the year. Let's have a great school year and try some new approaches.

The mediocre teacher tells.
The good teacher explains.
The superior teacher demonstrates.
The great teacher inspires.

by William Arthur Ward

Mrs. Jackson's Class Website-Back to School theme unit, August themes, checklists, thematic links, books, poems, songs, games, history, recipes, facts, arts & crafts, projects, lesson plans, parent list, September resources, teacher tips, ideas, fun activites, and more.

Saturday, August 16, 2008

Teaching Resources and Info Elementary Education
Friday, August 08, 2008, 10:11:59 PM

My Favorite Ice Breakers
Wednesday, August 13, 2008, 11:19:34 PM
It's natural for everyone to be nervous during Back to School time. That's why I use My Favorite Ice Breakers to thaw the group's first day jitters right off...

Back to School
Friday, August 08, 2008, 10:11:59 PM
Whether you're a teacher or a parent, or both, Back to School can be both exciting and stress-inducing at the same time. The guides here at have come...

Community Circle and Class Meetings
Monday, August 04, 2008, 8:42:37 PM
As a new school year begins, it's important to set up routines that facilitate a happy, productive classroom. In my experience, Community Circle and Class Meetings have been a...

Educational Stagnation is America's Biggest Problem, David Brooks Says
Saturday, August 02, 2008, 8:33:17 PM
In David Brooks's recent New York Times opinion column, he points to America's lack of educational progress as the leading factor threatening our long-term societal and economic growth. Specifically, the nation's...

R Ur Kidz More Literate 2day?
Monday, July 28, 2008, 10:18:36 PM
The New York Times takes an in-depth look at whether casual online reading and writing merits consideration as a serious communication style. Some experts believe that while the younger...

Manifesting Your Educational Philosophy This Year
Thursday, July 24, 2008, 10:08:27 PM
So, you've defined your educational philosophy. Next, it's time to determine how this philosophy will be implemented in your classroom and put into action. For example, if you believe that...

Top Ten Teaching Mistakes
Monday, July 21, 2008, 10:02:12 PM
Nobody's perfect. But if you've spent the summer reflecting upon what worked well and what didn't in your classroom last year, you surely will be making some corrections as...

Children's Books for the First Day of School
Monday, July 21, 2008, 9:58:20 PM
It's natural for young students to get nervous about the first day of school. My colleague Elizabeth Kennedy recommends a list of Children's Books for the First Day of...

Tips for Designing a Successful Pen Pal Program
Monday, July 14, 2008, 8:56:33 PM
Once you've visited our Forum and matched up with a partner Pen Pal class, it's time to think about how you will design and implement your program in order to...

It's Time For Pen Pals
Monday, July 07, 2008, 9:18:23 PM
Every summer, teachers all over the world flock to the Pen Pal section of our Forum to pair up and create Pen Pal programs for the upcoming school year. It's simple,...

Wednesday, August 6, 2008

Mrs. Jackson's Class Website Blog: Beijing Olympics 2008 Info

Mrs. Jackson's Class Website Blog: Beijing Olympics 2008 Info
Mrs. Jackson's Class Website: Beijing Olympics 2008 Info

Beijing Olympics 2008 Info

Beijing Olympics 2008 Best Links! Torch Relay, China News and Info, Winter & Summer Olympics-Past Games, Sites, Rings, Kids Activities, Themes, Units, Lessons, Links, Books, Fun Activities, Ideas, Primer, Official Website, Mascots, Logo, Coloring, Crafts, ESL, Games, & Resources at . Please share your ideas and suggestions with others.