Growing up, my mom was an elementary school teacher. And every year about this time, she would get so incredibly excited to meet her new classroom of kids. It was always her favorite to come up with a few clever meet the teacher ideas and she always swore that developing a connection with your class on the first day of school is what set you up for success in the long term. Here are a few of her tried and true meet the teacher ideas. These are so fabulous that they would definitely get an A.