Back to School Tips and Activities


Back to School Tips

How to Start School Successfully Good advice for beginning teachers and a reminder to seasoned teachers.

Instant Ideas for Busy Teachers By Barbara and Sue Gruber

Back to School Checklist This checklist will help beginning teachers and is a reminder to veteran teachers


Back to School Activities


17 Fun First Day of School Activities
Get inspired by these 17 first day activities from prodigygame.com

Icebreaker Activities  Some "Getting to Know You" activities from Education World


Parent Involvement and Open House


Open House Invitation Just print and write in the date and time.

Back to School Night Invitation Just print and write in the date and time.
      
Getting Parents Involved Learn how to overcome obstacles to get parents involved. 


Resources for Parents

Many of the following can be made available to parents at Open House or conferences.


Websites

Top Ten Ways to Improve Reading Skills A list of ways parents can help their child improve reading skills, This is from school.familyeducation.com

What Are Your Childs Special Gifts  An evaluation to help find a childs special gifts and unique learning style.

Resources Listed by Grade Level Information about and activities by grade level.

Great Tech Expectations  What should elementary students be able to do and when?

Printable Resources for Parents

Free Handout About the Importance of Regular Attendance  This handout from attendanceworks.org stresses the importance of regular school attendance.

Pre-K: Getting Ready to Read and Write This free printout is from from Reading Rockets.
Reading Tips for Parents of Second Graders This free printout is from from Reading Rockets.

Launching Young Readers  A television Series for Parents, Teachers, and Caregivers.


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