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Task how we can manage behavior by having them think about what they have done wrong or right. This is a great way for students to self reflect on their behavior. Has the added benefit of sneaking in some good reading/writing and drawing practice as well. Classroom Behavior Management, Behavior Plans, Student Behavior, Behaviour Management, Behavior Charts, Behaviour Contract, Behavior Sheet, Classroom Behaviour, Behavior Interventions

Good News and Bad News

I love to read teaching blogs. I come away from them feeling inspired and enthused about what I am doing. However, occasionally I will read a post and feel a little depressed. You see, when everything in so-and-so's classroom is all rainbows and sunshines and academic excellence and you feel your own teaching is still a work in progress it can kind of weigh you down. This post is not about rainbows and sunshines. Well, just a little bit. Most of it is about management problems...yikes! Let's…

7 Free Assessment Resources for Pre-K to Grade 7 free resources to help you take an informative and fun assessment on students Pre-K to grade. Perfect for homeschool or summer supplemental learning. Student Self Evaluation, Student Self Assessment, Formative Assessment, Evaluation Form, Career Assessment, Classroom Behavior, Kindergarten Classroom, Classroom Management, Classroom Organization

Parent Teacher Conference Forms

I cannot believe how fast this school year has gone so far. We started scheduling Parent Teacher Conferences and I wanted to try some Student Self Evaluation this year. I created this FREEBIE packet of must have Parent Teacher Conference forms. You can find editable versions of forms that are perfect for Parent Teacher conferences. Head on over to my blog to download this FREEBIE.

Reporting Behavior in the Classroom Behavior is one of the biggest classroom management problems teachers face and another is communicating to parents. Use these reporting behavior forms to solve the problem! Classroom Behavior Management, Behaviour Management, Behavior Plans, Student Behavior Log, Behavior Contract, Behavior Tracking, Student Goals, Management Tips, Teacher Organization

The Owl Teacher - Take back your weekends without sacrificing quality teaching!

Free download for your Friday Folders to give parents a weekly report of their child!

A Cupcake for the Teacher: Clip It! Chart Awards {freebie} by alhely Kindergarten Classroom Management, Classroom Rewards, Behavior Rewards, Classroom Organisation, Kindergarten Fun, School Counseling, School Classroom, School Fun, Future Classroom

Clip It! Chart Awards {freebie}

Hi! I'm Teri! I am a first grade teacher and blogger at A Cupcake for the Teacher. On my blog I share classroom ideas, tips and tricks, and K-2 teaching resources. I enjoy writing and crafting, so I love to create activities that tie both together.

Lesson Plans & Lattes: Teacher Binder Homeroom name in the big square, student names down the left, projects across the top, check off turned in work Teacher Binder, Teacher Planner, Teacher Organization, Teacher Tools, Teacher Resources, Organized Teacher, Teacher Calendar, Teacher Grade Book, Homework Calendar

Teacher Binder

*Since posting this this morning, I decided to add a bunch of covers...there are now 46 pages of covers to choose from!* Teacher Binders ...

Back to school learning style printable student survey. Or use the learning quiz Bret used in class. 1st Day Of School, Beginning Of The School Year, School Fun, School Ideas, Middle School Teachers, School Forms, Back To School Activities, First Day Activities, Morning Meeting Activities

Back to School- 2nd & 3rd Day

Day 2 & 3 = lots of back to school fun! Day 2 For morning work on the 2nd day, my students will decorate the cover of their "All About ...

student self evaluation at report card time Student Self Evaluation, Student Self Assessment, Student Data, Formative Assessment, Evaluation Form, Student Goals, Teacher Tools, Teacher Resources, Student Led Conferences

Top 5 Freebies of the Week 2/23/2013 -

Hi Folks! 🙂 It’s my favorite post of the week ( and probably yours too, right? ;)) I really enjoy this post because it always amazes me how creative and talented teachers are! If you’ve missed some of my previous Top 5 Freebie posts, click the banner above to go to the archive. It might be a good page to…

Parent Teacher Conferences: 10 Tips and Tricks by Create-abilities Self-assessments for students to do right before a parent-teacher conference so that parents can see how the students think they are doing. Student Self Evaluation, Student Self Assessment, Student Data, Classroom Behavior, School Classroom, Classroom Organization, Classroom Management, Behavior Management, Student Led Conferences


It's getting to be that time of year again. Parent-Teacher Conferences (PTC's). I have to say that I love PTC's. Working at the school that I did, it might be the only time I ever saw and actually communicated with the parents of certain students. Yes it meant long days at the school and trying to find a nice way to say "YOU WANT TO SEE PROGRESS?!? TRY WORKING WITH YOUR CHILD AT HOME!!!", but it also meant that parents and I were coming together to try and help their child become better…

Classroom Reveal - Lucky Little Learners - Wow! This classroom is filled with organization and classroom decor ideas. She includes tons of pho - Classroom Layout, Classroom Organisation, First Grade Classroom, Teacher Organization, School Classroom, Classroom Management, Classroom Ideas, Classroom Design, Future Classroom

2015-2016 Classroom Reveal

Wow! This classroom is filled with organization and classroom decor ideas. She includes tons of photos and links in her blog post. It's a MUST SEE for all kindergarten, first grade, second grade, third grade, and fourth grade teachers!

Students' trigger for emotions using Disney's Inside Out movie Emotions Activities, Counseling Activities, Work Activities, Therapy Activities, Emotions Preschool, Elementary School Counseling, School Social Work, School Counselor, Inside Out Emotions


There is a great virtual tour of Santa's House, including the elves cottages on Zillow (press the name to follow the link). I thought this would be a brilliant opportunity to do some persuasive...