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I want to take a moment and thank all of the Veteran's out there and to those who are currently serving in our military!
Here is a picture of my dad when he was serving in Vietnam and another picture of him on a day hike. I am proud to say he is my dad and a Veteran. Thank you to all of the Veteran's out there. I appreciate all you have done!
I have always had a hard time organizing my classroom. Over the last few years, I've become a lot more organized purchasing tubs and storing everything in my tubs. It was hard at first to let go of the box that the materials came in, but after I started taking pictures of my boxes and or materials it became a lot easier.
2. Cut out the color wheel and the white wheel. Use a brad to connect the two wheels. Tape on the 4 centers you would like to work on for the week. The wheel will easily rotate and you don't need any HUGE pocket chart to move your students from each center. Just rotate the wheel!
3. I have 4 colored tables in my room. Each color on the wheel represents the table the students sit at. On Monday, I review the 4 math centers we will be doing along with the learning targets. Tuesday-Friday, I teach whole group math for 30 minutes, then we break into small group centers. The students will do their assigned activity. The wheel rotates daily! The students LOVE this wheel because they always know what is coming up the next day. Routines help keep us all on track. This wheel is also great for when you have a sub. All the sub has to do is rotate the wheel and there is nobody to say, "you put the centers on the wrong spot!" (THIS HAPPENED EVERY TIME I had my centers in a pocket chart.
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