Alright, so I said I was going to run with a Move It Monday Linky, but my dear friend over at Simpson’s Superstars emailed me the other day with a suggestion. Sweet Stacy told me how much she loved the Rockin’ Resouces Linky I hosted a few months ago and asked if I would consider bringing it back. Her logic was simple. With summer winding down, everyone is in full Back to School shopping mode and we are all lookin’ for that awesome new item to add to our collections. Mmmmmm . . . that’s a rather persuasive argument.
Well, we aim to please here at Teacher Idea Factory. So without further ado, I bring you PART DEUX . . .
Here’s how Rockin’ Resources: Things I Couldn’t Live Without rolls. Link up a post highlighting those items that you live and die by in your classroom. With all the back to school hullabaloo going on, I am thinking you could showcase not only items that you currently use in your room, but also items that you recently acquired that you can’t wait to use!
With all this said, here are my current TOP 5 “classroom can’t live withouts” in no particular order . . .
|CLICK HERE to check out Kim’s workbooks.
CLICK HERE to check out workshop dates – she is going all over the place next year!
|CLICK HERE to find the Staples nearest you!|
|CLICK HERE to visit Rick Morris’ New Management Web site.|
Did you think this one wouldn’t be on the list? Of course I had to tell you all about Ron Brown’s Intelli-Tunes. Even if this guy wasn’t my dad, I would dote on his music just the same. You can teach all kinds of mad concepts using Ron’s standards-based tunes. Not only will your kids learn oodles from them, but you won’t want to run for the hills when you switch it on. From place value and tallying to rhyming, grammar, and basic movement, Intelli-Tunes has you and your kiddos covered. Check their web site soon for upcoming back to school sales!
|CLICK HERE to learn more!|
I am all about “throwin’ those dice” when it comes to teachin’ those standards. They are magical little teaching tools that immediately keep your kiddos tuned into what you are “selling.” It’s this emotional engagement that turns those short term teaching moments into LONG TERM learning. I already have ABC, money, double, ten-sided, and thirty-sided die. But check out these cool cubes that are on their way from Great Extensions via UPS as we speak . . .
|CLICK HERE to visit this crazy-cool site!|
Speaking of dice, are you looking for more dice-based games to try out in your room? Let me digress just a bit . . . have you seen or heard of Box Cars and One Eyed Jacks? These ladies have worked magic in the dice and playing card department. I have found so many cool games via their books.
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Alright that’s it for little old me. ‘Tis the Back To School Season my dear friends . . . won’t you link up and share your new and old resources with us? Pretty please with sugar, sprinkles, and a great big cherry on top 🙂
Also, be sure to
check back to learn about ENTER my ROCKIN’ RESOURCES PART DEUX GIVEAWAY (yup . . . I am bringing this back too).
A HUGE thank you to Stacy over at Simpson’s Superstar’s for asking me to do this. It truly is a great idea to bring this little linky back to the table.
I appreciate y’all taking the time to visit me today my friends. I cannot wait to read your posts! I’ll see you sooner rather than later 🙂