I am OBSESSED with color. No specific color, just all of them. So logically my classroom looks like a rainbow blew up in it. And no... I am not teaching kindergarten or even elementary where this would be most appropriate. I am teaching 6th grade... I think the kids are supposed to be maturing, but I'm sure my classroom will bring back nostalgic feelings of years long ago. Hopefully they are good memories :) I am praying they don't say "Mrs. Johnstone... what grade do you think this is???" I'll have to get my "smart" replies ready.
So anyway...here is my new room. I am moving from a school that had TONS of storage!! Now I just have 1 cabinet. Talk about "Make it work!" By the way ... Project Runway started tonight!!!
In the beginning, it looked like this:
|Now all my Vistaprint creations are easily organized and accessible. How can I forget where the homework passes are now??|
Here are a couple more shots of what it looked like to begin with.
|The one bulletin board at the back behind my desk is made from a sheet of Styrofoam board. I didn't have any boards.|
I don't have bulletin boards but I turned this nasty ugly, half concrete, half sheet rock wall into one.
|Don't you just love how the AC thermostat breaks up the space?? (sarcasm) At least its Math related... it does show the temperature. Gotta look on the bright side! :)|
Now after a solid 4 days... 8 hours a day... I finally have my room where I mostly want it... Except I'm waiting on another white board and I'm making my math stations poster tomorrow :)
|I still don't know what I am going to post on this board. Any ideas??|
|My table has a skirt now... Hot Glued of course.|
|unsightly mess trying to hide under my $20 from Lowes|
|Now it is really hidden. :)|
|Absent work holder on left. Bucket Filling on Right|
|I have a door to my teaching partner's room. The kids never have to line up in the hall! :)|
|My desk area...I puffy heart Garfield. He speaks the truth right here|
|Brainiac Challenges posted on the poster holder closet door.|
|Bulletin Board made from Styrofoam and nailed to the wall. Thank goodness that one wasn't concrete!!!|