Students can use the sharpened pencils and place broken ones in the "not sharpened". Students do not have to interrupt the class to sharpen a pencil.
A really cute idea for the front of the classroom. If a teacher provides students with pencils, it will be important to prevent any behavior issues by supplying students with working supplies. If students are up and moving around it is simply a distraction.
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A cup for sharp pencils and a cup for dull pencils. By having this, students will not be sharpening pencils all the time. When their pencil gets dull, they just get up, put it in the correct cup, and grab a sharpened pencil to continue their work.
Something else to get on my annual back-to-school trip to IKEA. Tales of a Teacherista: Classroom Organization
Pencil pockets, each student starts the day with 4 sharp pencils, student sharpens at the end of the day. (classroom Job)
Spectacular 2nd Grade: Classroom Setup: I WILL have a "Sharp" and "Dull" pencil bin... NO during the day pencil sharpening!!!!
I need to do this. Managing the flow of sharpened pencils will not bring me down this year :)
FREE - Cute Pencil Labels. Attach to cans for pencils that need to be sharpened or are sharp.