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  • 1. Reference Binders An Interactive Tool for Success in Every Classroom! presented by Samantha Iliff, Plano ISD
  • 2. What is a Reference Binder?
    • It is a portable guide for your students to take from class to class, offering help and support as needed.
  • 3. What does it look like?
    • In my classroom, I use black binders. They were a donation from a company that was going to throw them away.
    • If you don’t have binders, you can use:
      • Pocket folders
      • File folders
      • Folded construction paper
      • Get creative…
  • 4. What’s the point?
    • Interactive tool
    • Supports differentiated learning
    • Tailored to your specifications
    • Individualized for each student and their success
  • 5. How do I get started?
      • Materials Needed:
      • Binders
      • Colored Folders or Construction Paper
      • Colored Sticky Notes
      • 3 Ring Hole Puncher
      • Dividers
      • Index Cards
      • Index Card Pocket Folders
  • 6. Color Coding
    • School Procedures
    • Math
    • Reading/Language Arts
    • Science
    • Social Studies
    • Social Skills
    • Miscellaneous
    ** I color code the subjects based on the color of their textbooks, and use it throughout the classroom – in assignments, learning targets, etc…
  • 7. What to put in your binders?
    • First and foremost…
      • Put things that benefit your students!
      • If you put something in there, and it’s not working, take it out.
      • This is truly a customizable tool that you design and control to make it what it needs to be for your students.
  • 8. What to put in your binders?
    • File folders and/or dividers, color coded with the subjects
    • Information within the subject areas to help students
    • Vocabulary words for the week, month, or unit
    • Personal incentive plans for student success
  • 9. Curriculum Associates Quick Word Series
    • Great resource for all classrooms!
    • Quick Word
    • Quick Spell
    • Quick Math
    • Quick Write
    If you are interested in learning more about Quick Word, or any other CA products, see Pat McGee at the Curriculum Associates booth here at the BEAM Conference.
  • 10. Ideas for School Procedures
    • Pledge of Allegiance – US and Texas
    • List of School Rules/Guidelines
    • Hand Signals Chart
  • 11. Ideas for Math
    • Vocabulary Sticky Notes or Cards
    • Strategies for Solving Problems
    • Multiplication Chart
    • Quick Math
    • TAKS/STAAR Math Chart for your students’ grade level
    • http://www.tea.state.tx.us/index3.aspx?id=3262&menu_id=793
  • 12. Ideas for Reading/Language Arts
    • Reading Strategies
    • Vocabulary Sticky Notes or Cards
    • Writing Timeline
    • List of Frequently Misspelled Words
    • Grammar Rules
    • Quick Word
  • 13. Ideas for Science
    • Vocabulary Sticky Notes or Cards
    • Science Ruler
    • Picture Glossary of Frequently Used Science Materials
    • Science Lab Rules
  • 14. Ideas for Social Studies
    • Vocabulary Sticky Notes or Cards
    • Map of Texas/USA/World
    • Geography Glossary
    • Timeline Graphic Organizer
  • 15. Ideas for Social Skills
    • List of Life Skills to master
    • Goal Setting worksheets
  • 16. Ideas for Miscellaneous
    • Daily Behavior Charts
    • Daily Schedule
    • Attendance Chart
    • Sticker Charts
    • Personal Motivational Quotes
    • Anything that is specific to the student and doesn’t fit in any other category
  • 17. Vocabulary! Vocabulary!
    • Vocabulary cards should be developed to suit you and your class.
    • Sticky notes – Color coded, put sticky notes on dividers for each subject
    • Index Cards – Color code with a marker, and put either in zipper bags or index card pockets attached to the corresponding divider
  • 18. Vocabulary! Vocabulary!
    • Either have students prepare the cards, or prepare them in advance to put in Reference Binder.
    • Can be used as review or reteach, vocab word sorts, making connections between subject areas, etc…
    • Once word has been successfully mastered, it can go into a separate bag or envelope to be reviewed periodically.
  • 19. Make and Take!
    • At each table, we will be preparing a sample Reference Binder.
    • Depending on how many attend this presentation, we may have to raffle off the binders.
    • Everyone will receive a copy of the power point, and handouts that are in the sample binder to take back and incorporate into their own binder.
  • 20. Variations on the Binder
    • The BFF
    • The Reference Folder
    • The Holdable Foldable
    • Get creative and customize this for YOU! The Reference Binder was developed out of necessity to be a supplementary support to my students. Put it to work for your students. 
  • 21. Extra Resources - Websites
    • http://www.superteacherworksheets.com/index.html
    • http://www.discoveryeducation.com/free-puzzlemaker/?CFID=11775492&CFTOKEN=40358577
    • http://bogglesworldesl.com/worksheets.htm
    • http://www.curriculumassociates.com/default.asp
    • http://www.online-stopwatch.com/full-screen-stopwatch/
    • http://www.spellingcity.com/
    • http://worksheetplace.com/
  • 22. Contact Information
    • Samantha Iliff
    • [email_address]
    • Plano ISD
    • Course Credits Code: MI12452011
    Thank you for choosing this presentation! I hope you enjoyed it! 

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