Get ready, get set for the best year yet! You’re going to have an amazing and full of creativity school year! It’s a new beginning, a fresh, bright year. So open your mind, and push out the fear. Enjoy being back in the classroom, AITs!
2022/2023 Welcome Message from Patricia Gough
Just for Laughs
What did the buffalo say at drop off?
Why did the kid eat her homework?
Because her teacher said it was a piece of cake
Why did the teacher wear sunglasses to school?
Because her students were so bright
Why did the teacher jump into the pool?
He wanted to test the water
Why can't pirates learn the alphabet?
Because they keep getting lost at C
What is worse than finding a worm in your apple?
Finding half a worm
Back to School Poem
Dates to Remember
(Click the dates to learn more!)
September 6th is Labour Day
September 8th is International Literacy Day
September 13th is Positive Thinking Day
September 15th is Make a Hat Day
September 18th is Rice Krispie Treat Day
September 19th is International Talk Like a Pirate Day
September 19th is Terry Fox Day
September 22nd is Autumn Equinox
September 23rd is International Day of Sign Languages
September 25th is National Comic Book Day
September 28th is Ask a Stupid Question Day
September 30th is National Day for Truth and Reconciliation / Orange Shirt Day
Brain Break: Back to School Would You Rather (8:05)
Positive Thoughts: The Reflection of Me (3.42)
Happy Talk Like a Pirate Day! | The Muppets (0:39)
20+ Basic Sign Language Phrases for Beginners (13:12)
Great Blog Posts for Teachers
What I Have Learned: 9 Ways to Start the year Off Right
Dr. Caitlin Tucker: All Things Blended and Online Learning
Ross McGill From the UK: Back to School Do’s and Don’ts
Madly Learning: Integrating Technology and Way More: Patti from Ontario
Inspired Elementary: Free Activities
(Share with your fellow classroom teachers!)
Classroom Rules Poster
Ice Breaker Activity
Gratitude Reflection Worksheet