Here is a fresh new bulletin board idea for math and reading readiness in your Pre-K classroom. For very young children, ages three to five, interactive bulletin boards are more likely to catch their interest and contribute to their learning.
Encourage beginning math and reading skills through a fun matching activity. Matching helps children understand one to one correspondence, same and different, and promotes memory skills, all necessary to both math and reading readiness.
Create this activity on a bulletin board placed low enough for children to easily reach. Our 4′ portable freestanding dividers work well to define spaces without blocking the teacher’s view and can serve as an easy to reach display board. It can also be easily folded accordian style and stowed away on casters when not in use.
If you have not visited an American classroom in the last few decades, then you could be in for a surprise. For the most part, the days of neat rows of carefully-arranged desks are gone. Instead, teachers favor more collaborative arrangements such as desk clumps, communal U shapes, or stadium seating.
Regardless of what patterns teachers favor, they will all agree that student desks must be sturdy. Here are three reasons why.
As a teacher, you know that organization is the key to working efficiently. Tracking and managing student paperwork, keeping track of instructional materials and maintaining your inventory of classroom supplies can be a daunting task in and of itself. But when you’re a teacher with a mobile classroom, this process can be even more overwhelming.
Some teachers have dedicated instructional space. Others are in a variety of different environments and group settings throughout the day. This constant movement requires extra planning and specific equipment. When adapting your organization tactics for mobility, think ease of use (or in this case, ease of movement):
You probably have a full-sized, wall-mounted dry erase board in your classroom (if not, we’ve got you covered)…but have you considered using dry erase products throughout the rest of your room? Read on to learn about 3 types of dry erase boards that are sure to increase classroom productivity and make learning even more fun for your students.