Behaviour Motivation - Write each child’s name on one end of a craft stick and store the sticks name down in a cup labeled “Mystery Student.” Choose a behavior and write it on the board. Select a stick, but don't reveal the name. Throughout the lesson, monitor for the behavior. If he achieves the goal behavior, reveal his identity and reward him (sitting at the teacher’s desk, writing with a special pen, etc). If not, tell the class that there was not a winner this time.
When you say "fist to five check" students rate their understanding by holding up the appropriate number of fingers. The goal is for everyone to be in the green. Great way for students to self-assess their understanding and help you to gauge student understanding.
a really fun idea for classroom management/transitions... the "action cup!" write different actions on popsicle sticks, such as "pretend your legs are spaghetti" and have one student pick an action for the class to do each time they transition!
When a kid is doing what he/she is supposed to be doing and I catch him/her, that student then gets to sign his/her name in a box. At the end of the day, I roll a dice for the letter and the number. The student gets a reward....Behavior Management & teaches co-ordinate points
If you have a smartboard, you NEED to read this!!! 21 Essential Smartboard Tips- like dual displays who knew! I'll have to look over this better later!
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I wonder if this would be effective... and when would I ever put the arrow on the "outside voice" ?
Great way to get kids to make sure their name is on their paper without nagging them about it!
The tips on this chart will help students to become masters at writing. Chart includes reproducibles and activity ideas on the back to reinforce writing skills. 17" x 22"