Too many icebreakers require students to take massive social risks with people they barely know. Or they don't really help students get to know each other. Or they are just plain cheesy. Here are three that are actually good. Great if you teach in a speci
Have student wrinkle up the paper heart (not tearing it) and then try to flatten it out. Discuss how words or actions can harm a heart and take time to heal. Good first week of school activity! Teach THINK acronym for before you speak
Easy First Week of School Activities for Middle School
The first week of school is a great time to build classroom culture, community, and teach class routines. Ideas for engaging first week of school activities for middle school!
Gauging How Long a Lesson Will Take
Have you ever struggled with predicting how long a lesson takes? Have you sometimes ran out of time during a lesson and not finished everything you needed to do, or ended up having too much time left over? This post covers how to estimate the time you need for each lesson.
Looking to engage students with references they understand while teaching classic literature? Free ideas for adding pop culture to literature lesson plans.