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In the Classroom

Teachers can spend more time in their classroom than any other place in their daily lives! Which is why we know that managing your students’ learning spaces is important. Not only that, but keeping your classroom organised makes a big difference to student behaviour and how smoothly your daily routines will run. In this category of The Chalkboard you’ll find blog posts that give you the best classroom organisation tips and tricks, along with classroom display and classroom decor ideas. We’ll help you figure out flexible seating and set up a rich visible learning environment. There’s no need to spend hours scrolling through Pinterest. We’ve already done it for you!

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In the Classroom

Sensory and Movement Break Ideas | Getting Classrooms Moving!

Are you thinking "oh, my students are too old for this"? Well, think again! These quick movement breaks increase focus and help students of all ages to improve their learning outcomes!

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In the Classroom

All You Need to Know About Class Pets!

Have you considered keeping a class pet? Here's all you need to know, hints, tips and stories to help you find the best class pet for you and your students!

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10 Ways to Support Anxious Students in the Classroom

It's World Mental Health Day 2017. Today we chat with Linda Privitelli founder of Little Wuppy about helping kids who experience anxiety in the classroom.

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A Student-Designed Flexible Seating Classroom Tour

Find out how these Year 4 students designed and funded their own Flexible Seating Classroom!

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25 Fabulous Classroom Organisation Ideas

Before you head on another classroom organisation shopping spree, check out resource categorisation, classroom colour-schemes, motivational quotes & more!

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How to Manage Parent Helpers in the Classroom

Personally, the thought of having parents in the classroom while I was teaching, completely and utterly terrified me, to begin with.

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25 Awesome Classroom Anchor Charts

Take a look at these 25 amazing anchor charts and see how these teachers have broken down important information for their students.

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In the Classroom

Create a Smack of Jellyfish with this FREE Craft Template!

Did you know that the collective noun for a group of jellyfish is "smack"? Use this FREE jellyfish craft template for a fun under the sea activity!

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An Easy No-Sew Teaching Apron

Check out this simple DIY teacher's apron using a tea towel and a hot glue gun!

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Flexible Seating: An Infographic and FREE posters!

Do you use flexible seating in the classroom or would you like to? This awesome infographic and set of free posters answer some commonly asked questions.

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