For some of us, it’s already here and for some of us, it’s coming real soon. Back. To. School. To save my sanity I absolutely spend some time getting ready a few weeks before school starts. Believe me, it reduces my stress level by tons! So, I get, what I call my, Top 10 Back-to-School Essentials, ready!
For me, there is no worse nightmare than not being prepared and having to scramble on the first day back. Absolutely, I have to have everything I need ready for a smooth first day of school. My EDITABLE FORMS are ready to go! Type, Save, Print! Done!
I can use a ready to print version or I can create a customized one introducing myself to parents. All ready to send home!
Same here, ready to print or add or change items. Ready to send home!
A total must-have to keep myself and my kids organized and to keep parents informed.
Helps me keep track of our weekly class schedule and individual students that receive special services Hey, we have to know where everybody is, right?
This sheet is my total Go-To. One sheet for the entire class. All student info and parent contact info in one place!
These Auto-Populating ID Cards are a total necessity for field trips and community walks. I type once and all the information auto-populates on every card. The only info I have to type in over are individual student names.
I have these ready to go for the first day so I can get to know my kids. More than asking about favorites, this survey details how kids feel about everything SCHOOL!
This survey helps me collect useful information from parents at the start of the new school year.
I use this personalized stationery to send a quick note home either typed or handwritten.
A fun activity for Back-to-School! Kids love to find out WHO’S WHO in their school! My kids learn about what a school community is and the people that make up their school community. They list the different roles among school staff and name the people who fill those roles in their school and briefly describe their responsibilities.
And there they are my Top 10 Back-to-School Essentials to make back-to-school stress free!
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