Friday, October 7, 2011

New Books and Cheaper File Folders!

I'm excited! I ordered some new books from Amazon and I got them yesterday! Now I've just got to find the time to READ! Since joining the 'blogging world' I've heard and read a lot about "Daily Five" and "Math Workshops". I really like what I've seen so far. So I bought the books and I can't wait to get started. My awesome and wonderful friend Fredia over at Frogs in First is going to collaborate with me and help me get started! Love you Fredia! And thanks to all the blogging world for all your great ideas! Here's what I bought- If you click on the picture of the book it will link you to where you can find the price and more information.

I know I'm taking a BIG bite trying to start both things after the school year has already started but I'm just going to take baby steps and a lot of the things I'm already doing. Wish me luck! I WOULD LOVE ANY ADVICE, TIPS, HELP ETC. FROM ANY OF YOU THAT WOULD MAKE THIS TRANSITION GO SMOOTHLY!

I also made a great find on Amazon again! I love to organize all my games in expanded file folders. Smead has 3 sizes: 1 inch, 1 1/2 inch, and 2 inches. I like the 1 inch the best but around here I can only find them at one office supply store for $32 for a box of 50. But yesterday I found them at Amazon for $22 with no tax or shipping if you order $25 or more. Which of course, is not hard to do for me. I just buy one of the books on my wish list! I love saving money on my favorite teaching things. Here is a link to Amazon and a picture of a few of my files. The files are handy to store all the bags of card and game boards. I copy the directions and tape on the front and write how many copies of the game I have. I color code the units with colored dots.

Click on the picture below. It will link you to Amazon for more information.
(Note: This post contains my Amazon Associates link,)

1 comment:

Marlyce said...

Can I tell you how much I LOVE this organizational system? Nope! It's beyond words! As a matter of fact, after I went through my first box of expandable file jackets, I tried using the large, clasping envelopes. Well, after trying several of them, I went back to the expandable file jackets! I didn't like the way the pieces expanded the envelope to look like a pillow (very hard to file!). I didn't like the way I had to open the envelope to see what was inside (even though it was labeled, I couldn't remember). I didn't like how the clasps broke after opening and closing a few times!

Thank you, Sheree, for sharing this idea with your team! It's been a life saver for many years now!