Classroom Management on Pinterest
Summer break has begun and in my world that means spending a lot of time on Pinterest looking for new ideas for next year! Here are a few classroom management ideas that you could use in any grade level! Sometimes when I'm on Pinterest, I often think to myself "That's so easy...why didn't I think of that?" Well, I have enough on my little mind everyday so it's nice to have a place where I can save all these great ideas! What was the world like before Pinterest? I tried to find the origin of…
7 Easy Icebreakers You Can Do With Post-It Notes: Poster
We all love post-it notes, don't we?! Did you know that there are tons of activities you can do with them in your classroom? Well, check out 7 such activities below: we have created this HI-
Plastic Cup Lamp - staple or paste at the green dots. My husband's grandmother had 3 of these that she hung outside or inside in windows at Christmas and stuck Xmas lights inside. They're awesome.
I love looking at other teachers' charts; I get so many ideas for my own classroom! When I visit other teachers' classrooms, I'm always trying to jot down great ideas for charts. Here are a...
Saving Sam: A Team-Building Activity
In these early weeks of school, it's so important to enforce the idea of teamwork among your classroom. I feel that if you have a classroom that functions as a community, everything runs more smoothly. My teacher and I discussed the importance of team-building exercises among the students this week. She told me that she loves to incorporate them into the classroom and that they usually produce wonderful results! I was more than excited to see it with my own eyes. For our team-building…
Stop Team Disruptions
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Bus Stop -- Duct Tape Teambuilding Game
The book "Duct Tape Teambuilding Games" by Tom Heck contains complete lead-it-yourself instructions for this game and 49 other duct tape teambuilding games. ...
Forming Effective Teams and Groups
1 Step in the Process: This work by Mia MacMeekin is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.
An Experiential, Mobile-Device Driven Communications Exercise
This past week in my undergraduate interpersonal communications course, I adapted the Bridge-It communications exercise to incorporate my students’ (most ages 17-20) mobile devices. It combi…
A SUPER FUN CHRISTMAS GAME - Happy Home Fairy
*Update – If you like this game, you will also like my fun Christmas Carol Game HERE, as well as my top favorite Christmas-themed Minute-to-Win-It Game Ideas HERE.* Last year I posted about a fun Gift Exchange Game for you to play with your friends and families during the Christmas season. You can check it out HERE. It’s amazing. THIS …
Beyond Q+A: Six Strategies That Motivate ALL Students to Participate
Teacher and author Maddie Witter offers six strategies to increase student participation - especially among those students who are generally too shy or withdrawn to speak up.