Friday, July 13, 2012

MY CALENDAR MAKEOVER {Classroom 360 Tour}

Classroom 360 is a complete tour of my classroom as designed for the 2012-2013 school year. Each post highlights an aspect of my room with photos, a detailed explanation of it's purpose, and often times videos.

Last summer, as part of my “Setting Up A Classroom Series” I did a post featuring classroom calendars. You may find additional information there that could be beneficial to you if you are looking to change up your calendar.
For the past few years, I’ve had my calendar in one of those pocket charts that are specifically designed with 7 rows to hold calendar pieces.
I didn’t love it. I didn’t hate it.
It just “was what it was.”
One problem I did encounter was that because it hung on the back of a door there was no place to write the date.
And since I require my students date EVERYTHING, it is kind of important to have it modeled.
So as part of my Classroom Makeover, I revamped my calendar.
I ditched the pocket chart calendar and went to buy a posterboard calendar. I didn’t love the selection, but I don’t have the patience to wait. I knew I could easily alter it.  And I did.

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