Back to School Tips and Activities

Back to School Tips

How to Start School Successfully Good advice for beginning teachers and a reminder to seasoned teachers.

Instant Ideas for Busy Teachers By Barbara and Sue Gruber

Back to School Checklist This checklist will help beginning teachers and is a reminder to veteran teachers

Back to School Activities

17 Fun First Day of School Activities
Get inspired by these 17 first day activities from

Icebreaker Activities  Some "Getting to Know You" activities from Education World

Parent Involvement and Open House

Open House Invitation Just print and write in the date and time.

Back to School Night Invitation Just print and write in the date and time.
Getting Parents Involved Learn how to overcome obstacles to get parents involved. 

Resources for Parents

Many of the following can be made available to parents at Open House or conferences.


Top Ten Ways to Improve Reading Skills A list of ways parents can help their child improve reading skills, This is from

What Are Your Childs Special Gifts  An evaluation to help find a childs special gifts and unique learning style.

Resources Listed by Grade Level Information about and activities by grade level.

Great Tech Expectations  What should elementary students be able to do and when?

Printable Resources for Parents

Free Handout About the Importance of Regular Attendance  This handout from stresses the importance of regular school attendance.

Pre-K: Getting Ready to Read and Write This free printout is from from Reading Rockets.
Reading Tips for Parents of Second Graders This free printout is from from Reading Rockets.

Launching Young Readers  A television Series for Parents, Teachers, and Caregivers.

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