Tuesday Teaching Tip: Preparing for tomorrow's classroom

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How do you want your classroom to look next year?
Think about how your classroom aligns with your curriculum, goals, and objectives.  Last year, video 3 (remake your classroom) really made me rethink the flow, layout, desk arrangement, collaborative space, and technology in my classroom. 

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(Take the great ideas from this last video and apply as many as possible to your classroom.  Don't think just about a total makeover or the money needed to make changes.... Think about the small things you can do to recreate the students space.  The best thing about moving from the old Alton to the new building was that we were able to clean out all the old material, books, etc that we didn't use anymore.  Start new now.)