Centers Management, Organization, Work Habits and More!

Do you have any New Years resolutions for your job? When the holiday craziness is over, I like to do a little reflecting. What needs a little tweaking? How can I make things a little smoother for next semester.

In the picture above is a big time savers. Label each unit in your Teacher's Edition with a different color. Label each chapter of the unit with the same color. You would be surprised at how much time you waste flipping through your T.E. looking for a specific chapter.
Students take pride when their work is displayed. Making seasonal bulletin boards is time consuming. If you don't have a lot of extra time, I would recommend getting some of the greeting card display cords like in the picture above.

I found this set at Hobby Lobby at an after Christmas sale. Students can even hang their own work. Independent work display - what more could you ask for?

Hanging on the line is: Morning Message and Winter vs. Christmas
It seems like the management of centers was one of the areas that I reflected on each year. I have compiled a file full of tips, management ideas, printables, and other helpful tools that will help you if this is your area that needs tweaking.

Here are some of the things included:
Late work tips and sign

School Subject and Days of Week signs

44 center signs

There are a variety of printables included to use with the centers.

Center printables include:

Brain Thinkers (creative thinking, divergent thinking)
Word Work - (can use with word of the day) Thesaurus, Synonyms, Antonyms
Dictionary Work
List Maker
Label It
Computer Center
Take a Tour (write the room) find things that begin with vowels, contain r-controlled vowel, begin with ch, sh, th, wh, bl, cl, fl, pl, sl,; end with ed, ing, ap, ag, sh
Write a letter
Word Work: using rubber worms
Poetry Center: compare poems
Let's Edit: 3 printables and answer keys are included
Playdough mats - "Design it"
There are also work habit tips and printables included.
Behavior management tips and printables are also included.
I am going to give one teacher all of the fun stuff in the picture above plus a copy of Teacher Toolbox.

Please download the preview file. There are some forms that are EDITABLE in Powerpoint.

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