Miss Farah

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Yesterday was the day where I met the parents of my kids…It was a great and positive day, the parents were amazing and a bit nervous about the upcoming year.

Parents tend to be worried all the time, if you are a parent you’ll know exactly what I’m talking about… Some parents came up to me and informed me of their child‘s behavior in class or where she wants her child to sit. I smiled and nodded and was pleased to get all these information from them. Some teachers get annoyed by this but I on the other hand don’t, I love to communicate with them because after all I’m teaching their kids and they all want what’s best for their child.

It is very important for you to attend the parent’s orientation in the beginning of the year, if you do not have time then make some time it’s not going to take more than 2 hours. In the orientation you will get to meet your kid’s teacher, visit their class, learn about school policy and procedures, dress code, rules, what to expect in each subject.

Have a great year teachers and parents!

By the way tomorrow is our first day of school! Exciting!! I have to wake up early tomorrow so good night everyone!


Last week I decorated my classroom but I am definitely not done yet! There’s still a lot missing I am just showing you the progress. I will be discussing the main points in decorating a classroom in my upcoming posts… In the meanwhile I have a few things I would like to share with you now…

Colors are very important in a class make sure it’s colorful and clear!

The desks were separate but frankly I like to have my students sit in groups at least in the beginning of the year. I don’t want them to be separated. Don’t forget to put name tags on the desks. It’s a great feeling to know that you own something 🙂


Labeling!

Label everything in your class from door to light switch to cubbies, bulletin board, chair, desk etc….

Kids need to see words everywhere they go so they can be better spellers and readers.

If you look at the top of the whiteboard you would see a red line. I put the red color because as I said in my previous posts about feng shui the color red attracts the students attention. The whiteboard is the most place you would want them to look.

This bulletin board is mainly for circle time in the morning where we sit on the carpet in a big circle. There we will be doing our breathing exercises, calendar, weather, seasons,  birthdays, class rules, classroom helpers etc… We can also discuss the class schedule and what to expect that day!

So today was the day I entered my class, my empty class in other words… I stared at it and started thinking of the right colors and the right arrangements and the seating ohh dear there’s just so much to do and soooo little time.

One year ago I posted about How to Feng Shui your Classroom and I was applying the same to my new classroom.

So first I had to think about the space because in feng shui it is very important to have spacious room so that the kids can move around easily.

No cluttering

The color red attracts the pupil’s attention, so i was thinking to put the red color over the whiteboard.

Bamboo plant will be placed on my desk after the decoration is over

Lighting is very important so shutters have to be always open to promote positive chi into the classroom.

I also decided to make it colorful so it can be more inviting to my students.

I have a balcony in my classroom just thought of showing it to you 🙂

Wish me luck on making my class inviting  🙂