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Bulletin Board Ideas
With another school year right around the corner, it's time to put up bulletin boards. If you're still searching for a just-right theme for one of your classroom displays, check out these great ideas...
This fun picnic presentation by seesuestitch uses paper plates as backdrops for outstanding essays. You can save yourself TONS of time by planning out nice looking bulletin boards that will stay up all year. Just change the student work samples or other contents from time to time in order keep the display relevant to new topics through the school year. Find tips for getting student work on display and then back into take-home folders without any staple or tape frustration in past articles.
Looking for a classroom management display idea? Malone.janet has some great bulletin board ideas including this too-cute behavior tracking system.
Her method of numbering the little pockets is perfect for classrooms that see lots of different groups of students. At the end of the class period, the behavior for each seat number can be quickly assessed and reported to homeroom teachers or parents as necessary. Then, a helper could change every pocket back to green for the start of the next class.
You can also get more behavior management board ideas here and here.