Optimum Organization: Table Folders

July 27, 2013

Optimum Organization: Table Folders

July 27, 2013
Hello and welcome to the last Optimum Organization of the summer! Elizabeth and I have had so much fun hosting this party these past weeks! If you would like to link up with us for one last time, please grab the button below and join in…
My organizational technique for the week is centered around my students’ tables.
This year, in efforts to make things run more efficiently, I am going to use table folders to hold work for my students. I’m planning on placing any assignments we will need for that day in these folders, to eliminate wasted time in paper passing.

These lovelies are from Walmart and were 47¢ each! They will match our black and white with brights nicely…

Actually, I have a confession. 
This is really a sneak peek at a much larger project I’ve been working on for my students this summer! But I will share that on Monday…a little suspense for you 🙂
Anyhow, I’m hoping this will help me save those precious minutes of instructional time that go by oh so fast!
If you are interested in the table signs shown above, I have them available as an instant download right here: Bright Table Signs
They go up to Table 10. I’m hoping you don’t have more than ten tables. Or, if you do, that you also have a lovely, enormous classroom!
Thanks for visiting and please join us in our final week of Optimum Organization! 🙂

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