If student can bring in a fact and show where they read it (any non-fiction resource, print or digital) put it up on the "Did You Know?" board for the day with their name - great idea to get kids reading nonfiction
Chit chat chart- pull a square of the chart when a child is talking while the teacher is talking. If all 3 are pulled lose time at recess.good for a chatty class. I like this better than the blurt chart.
mixedupdays: “ My school is pushing Kelso’s choice wheel, but since I have a “rockets and robots” theme in my room, I decided to draw my own. It has the exact same choices and wording, and it was a lot of fun to draw. So yesterday I made a T chart.
Partner students and secretly keep the not-so-good partners from partnering. Write the names of any students you DO NOT want to be working together on the same wheel. To find partners, simply turn the wheels until the names line up.