2. Think BIG picture. Don't focus on the little things first. Sometimes we can get caught up in the cute folder covers or the teacher toolbox trend. Not that these things are not important, they are just not priority. Start with the main ideas for your classroom. Think about the big things like: floor plan, furniture, daily schedule, student visual supports and much more. Once you have the overall floor plan, you can move on to the little things that DO matter.
If you follow these 6 tips, I KNOW you will be ready for when those kids walk in on their first day!