Exworthy Educational Resources
First Days of School
Teacher's Corner Back to School Activities- Here are lots of classroom ideas and activities for the 1st day of school, organized by primary and intermediate grades.
ILoveTeaching.com- This useful site contains words of encouragement, tips for getting a new job, for setting up your first classroom, using technology, classroom management, and more.
The First Days of Middle School- Here are annotated links to wonderful articles, lessons, and resources for teaching middle school age kids.
Fourteen Activities For the First Days of School-
Learning Student's Names- Here are several methods submitted by instructors.
TeacherVision Getting To Know Your Students- Here are ice-breakers and activities for student introductions.
Activities For the First Day of School- Appropriate for any grade level, here are some great ideas for introducing your classroom. Find icebreakers, puzzles, games, and surveys.
Teach-Nology Back to School- Find seating charts, activities, rules, name cards, bulletin board stuff, and more worksheets here.
Back to School First Day Checklist- This is a very complete list of materials and management ideas to have in place for your classroom.
The First Day- Here are some detailed scripts and tips for conducting your first day of school, designed for elementary classrooms.
Computer Rules- Here are some of the rules regarding computer use that other schools effectively use with students.
Debbie's Unit Factory- Here are lessons, management ideas, units, tips, and more for early elementary classrooms for the first month of school.
First Day Lessons- Here is a list of multilevel lessons.
First Day's Checklist- This site contains some sample lessons and activities to use for the first few days in the primary classroom, as well as that first day checklist.
ProTeacher Back to School- This is a nice list of related annotated links.
TeacherVision Back to School- This great resource contains useful handouts, lessons by subject, and management ideas.
ABCTeach Back to School- Here are some handouts to use for the first days of school.