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10 Things Never Leave My bags

10 Apr

After years of teaching, I have learned to keep things as simple as possible. Of course, I get a little over board like everybody. However, at least this year without a permanent office and moving around a lot. I have some items with me all the time besides students lists, textbooks and lesson plans.

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1. Tape. You already know it because I wrote a poem about how in love I am with tape, but I love the thick one used for movings.

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2. Rubber bands. To make groups of little cut-outs. Also for rolling posters and papers.

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3. Highlighter. To mark the absents.

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4. 1-20 Numbers Flashcards. For quick mini bingo games.

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5. Mini white boards. For games, reviews or when you got no classroom and you still need to give your class.

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6. Scissors. Just because no teacher can’t live without it.

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7. Stapler. Savior when you ran out of tape and glue, perfect for little notes for parents on their kids’ clothes. Last year I bought a good sturdy expensive one. Totally worth it!

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8. Markers for whiteboard and poster, even a Sharpie. To write on any surface.

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9. Music Player. I bought this beauty last year 1/2 price on Office Depot. You need to plug it to get louder sound. It’s small and practical since I have all the audios of the textbooks I use. Of course, a more powerfull one would be better, but that’s also an strategy to make students really pay atention.

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10. Pencil Bag/Eraser. I bought a set of crayons for whiteboard and this “glove” came to erase. Well, I use it to store my pencis, markers, etc also to erase.

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Posted by on April 10, 2014 in 1st cycle, 2nd cycle, 3rd cycle, 4th cycle

 

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