It's back to school time. Which means you are currently DROWNING in paperwork. Yea for being a teacher, right? Just when you think you may have a handle on the beginning of the year paperwork, it's time for literacy assessments. More paper.
You know the worst part of beginning of the year assessments? No, not hearing 44 kids read the same fluency passage. It's all the forms you need. And don't have. And can't find. And forgot to make copies of. And where are those DRA books? That to me is always the worst. Then I'd get started late, be rushed, frustrated. All lovely feelings to throw into the beginning of the year mix. But a couple of years ago I figured out answer. The box. A lovely, simple, white Ikea magazine box. This beauty has everything I need. Take a look:
Here's a little back to school laugh for you:
That about sums back to school time up, right? Hope you'll stop by and visit me sometime.