We’ve posted before about organising your resources into handy resource bags for each pupil so they can just grab their bag and have all the materials they need. Here’s another idea that focuses on managing resources for group tasks.
Using a paper clip and an elastic band is such a simple and low cost way to bind pupils’ work together. Whether it’s a project or a portfolio, you can present the work in a neatly organised binder.
Reduce the hustle and bustle in the morning by using this fantastic ‘Dropbox’ idea. In the morning, pupils can drop any letters, notes or money in the Dropbox allowing you to deal with them at a later time. For other great Dropbox examples, check out the link below from Precious Perks.
The next time you finish a box of Pringles, you might want to think about making one of these great ruler holders from http://www.makingitteacher.com/2012/02/clutter-free-classroom-project-week-6.html.
Here’s a great video by Bev Evans (you can follow her on twitter @bevevans22) who shows us the benefits of creating individual learning logs for your pupils.