The Homework Spot

  1. Kate says:

    Great idea! Thanks for sharing πŸ™‚

  2. Tonya says:

    LOVE the idea! Wish I had more room for it! I am using a binder with a check sheet! They have been really good about it!

    Tonya’s Treats for Teachers

  3. Mrs Poultney says:

    That is a great idea! Just checked out you post on hot gluing books to the wall, I was confused at first thinking, "How do they read the books if they are glued to the wall?" Then when I saw your post I had an "A-ha" moment. Very smart! (I might have been having a pseudo seniors moment (:
    I use an upright file with table numbers on the file, each table has 4 students so I can see which table has not returned homework. Love your blog!
    Mrs Poultney's Ponderings

  4. Angela says:

    OMG!!! I totally love that idea!! I can just see how much time that would free up for me! Hmmmm… where am I going to put it……

    The Daily Alphabet

    • Kristen says:

      πŸ™‚ I put mine on the wall under my bulletin board (it's this huge long space that has some piping that gets in the way of larger pictures). It's hard to find space for these things, isn't it?

  5. YOU ARE TOO SWEET!!!!!!! πŸ™‚ Thanks so much Kristen! I love your twist on it with the individual pouches for the papers, they look awesome!! πŸ™‚

    YoungTeacherLove 5th Grade Blog

  6. Overachiever says:

    I absolutely love this idea and your system. I've seen Kristen's before too and I wish I had the space for them. It will definitely take away the process of me checking homework. I do not enjoy this time at all. Anyway, I love it and your site!!!

  7. Ashley says:

    I actually send home a weekly homework packet…paper-saving initiative that actually worked out to benefit everyone. I have a simple chart on the front cover page that lists Math, Reading, Spelling, and "Other" for the week. Reading doesn't change too much, it's something like read from your bag of books, etc. I also include daily specials (we're on a 6 day cycle), and note any extra special days like "Picture Day" "Decade day" etc. I run the packets and send em home on Monday; they're due on Friday or the last day of the week. That means I check homework ONCE a week! The students learn to manage their time and I save on paper and time. πŸ™‚

  8. Tanya Solano says:

    What a fantastic idea! Not so much for homework in my kindergarten class, but for star work, book of the week, etc. Now, to just find space on the walls….
    Ms. Solano's Kindergarten

  9. Oooo, I love this! I have been using a "Turn-In Bin" this year and it's been way, way, WAY better than my old system of kids turning things in, me losing the pile, forgetting who did/didn't turn the assignment in, you get the picture πŸ˜‰

    I am loving the idea of hot glue on those bricks, too- our schools must have been built at the same time πŸ™‚ Except ours are avocado green…. ew!

    Love your ideas, as always!!

    3rd Grade Thoughts

  10. Vicky Hunt says:

    Love this idea! Where did you find the clear pockets? I would love to do this!

    Keep Calm & Imagine

  11. What a fantastic idea, I have never seen homework spots done in quite this way!

    Love to Learn

  12. Jen says:

    Awesome idea! Going to have to make it work. :). Thanks!

  13. katieneu says:

    this is a great system!!! love your polka dot signs too!! do you have these to share???
    thank you!

  14. Kellie says:

    Terrific Idea! Even great to put work in when students are absent! πŸ™‚ Thanks for sharing.

  15. I love this idea. Hmmmm… now to find a space to get this display going…..

  16. Debra says:

    Did you make the numbers? How cute! I would love to find these. Debra

  17. Tara says:

    Hey little missy!!!! This is Monday Made It worthy:)))))) hint…hint….Love it!

    4th Grade Frolics

  18. What a great idea! I wish I had wall space. I use a similar concept, but in hanging file folders. The kids turn their homework into the files and I pull and check on Fridays for our "homework club". I love that you can easily see who has/hasn't turned in their work…my system doesn't do that for me. Now you've got me thinkin' πŸ˜‰

    The Learning Tree

  19. Ms.M says:

    I love this! especially the black and colored dot, circle labels. πŸ™‚ Will those be for sale? I just have a tub/ basket for my students homework folder cause I only pass out and collect it once a week. πŸ™‚ But this is so cute.

    Hope your doing well, nice to see you back.


    • Kristen says:

      Hi!! Thanks M! I don't currently have it available, I just have the numbers I need for my class right now. I know Kristine has several options on her blog πŸ™‚

      Talk to you soon!

  20. Jeck Abao says:

    Nice idea .It really helps a lotI just came across your blog and totally love it. I know that clipart can always be used in the classroom. I came across this site which offers unlimited access to the clipart. Plus new items are added almost daily. Take a peek at it http://www.digiscrappy.infoLook for Teachers and Church Teachers.Missy Mae

  21. Susan Flores says:

    Hi Kristin! I was wondering if you are able to sell your homework spot labels through your TeachersNotebook shop? I would really love to use them, with your permission of course! πŸ™‚

  22. Unknown says:

    Have you made these available yet? I'd love them!

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