*Kagan Structures* Great concept that could be used as an ice breaker at the beginning of the year or with different questions to survey students' prior knowledge at the beginning of a new unit. Could be easily translated into French, Spanish, etc.
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
Quick first day icebreaker game of Bingo. Students find others that can answer "yes" to the statement in the blank & have them initial it. First one to get five in row wins. (Or first one who gets them all signed wins.) Works well at beginning of the year
I love this idea and the fact that there are different sticky notes used! Confessions of a Teaching Junkie: The BEST First Day Ever! I may have to use this for the first day/or back to school after winter break
What's on your mind? Is a terrific way to get to know your students + these make an easy and awesome bulletin board too!Great activity for the first week of school and a nice ice breaker for students to get to know their new classmates. by jo