Increase Activity in School with a Movement Maze
According to Dr. Lanningham-Foster, Ph.D., endocrinologist at the Mayo Clinic, “kids crave movement. What’s more, they need movement for proper development. We need to find ways to give children more opportunities to move, whether it’s at school or at home.” Increase activity in school with a Movement Maze; a guided course outside of our classrooms that leads our students through a variety of purposeful movement. Students take a short break, utilize muscle groups, and re-enter the classroom…
Decide Now App~a Bright Ideas for your classroom
Today I am joining many other bloggers to bring you another awesome Bright Idea for your classroom! Have you heard of the app called ...
Teaching In The Fast Lane: 50 Student Rewards That Don't Cost a Thing
Are student rewards or your treasure box making you go broke? Not anymore! Check out this list of 50 absolutely free student rewards!
Substitute Flipbook (Editable)
Need-to-know info for substitutes or guest teachers at their fingertips in this handy substitute flip book! This substitute flipbook is an easy way to get important information to a substitute entering your classroom. Unlike a bulky substitute binder, the short & sweet format means subs will hav...
Cheat Sheets for Math, English, and More - Princess Pinky Girl
School cheat sheets and School Reference Guides - These are the kind of cheat sheets you won't get in trouble for using at school!
Have kids draw themselves on little circles on the first day. Copy them and cut them to paste around a new page. Use it for a newsletter template. What a fantastic Idea! That would look so great for class announcements etc.
Today's Tweet Exit Cards
Twitter exit cards -- Today's Teaching Tweet. Students put their names in the form of @____ and then below that they write what they learned from today's lesson. Lastly, they #hashtag a "trending topic."
KETCHUP folder (TheHappyTeacher)
When students are out sick, it's hard to keep track of work they miss. The "Ketchup Folder" is a tool that helps me manage the chaos. Place a "Ketchup" folder on a student's desk in the morning when
First, collect data!! My kids had 39 blurt outs in one hour! Wow! Then, come up with a reasonable goal and reward. Let the students give ideas for rewards. It will also help if you have a behavior replacement. I used Velcro on the back on the numbers. Whenever a student blurts, I will take the number off starting at 8. If they stay within the 1-8 number range, then they will receive a link on a paper chain. Once the chain touches the floor we're going to have a big shindig! Depending on your…