I think a set of basic tools would be really handy, like a hammer,
screwdriver with slotted and Phillips ends, pliers, needle-nose pliers,
hot glue gun, measuring tape, etc. I can't tell you how often I use
mine each week.
> At the end of our seven weeks together, I like to give my student teacher a
> gift. Normally I give some sort of book. Does anyone have any gift ideas
> to pass along, either for good books for a starting teacher, or other
> appropriate gifts. I gave my first s.t. Harry Wong's "The First Days of
> School" (I think that's the title). My second, I gave "Drawing on the Right
> Side of the Brain."