Help Wanted bulletin board. Pockets with classroom job descriptions. Write student names on craft sticks and place them in appropriate pocket. Fun and easy way to switch up student jobs throughout the year.
5 Speaking Activities for English Language Learners
Music Monsters (or quiet critters) each student grabs one on their way in the room. Take it away if they are not meeting expectations. Students who still have their monsters at the end get something special (stamp?
This would make a great procedure (Harry Wong). Count to five or hold up one finger at a time when the class needs to refocus. Discuss what occurs for each number at the beginning of the school year and eventually the reaction will be automatic.
First Day Activity~ Get to know your students and find out THEIR expectations! Just need sticky notes and poster board! I absolutely love this idea. I might even add a silly photo of myself. What a great way to assess the beginning of school. Then, I cou
Planning for a sub was one of these "hard way, easy way" lessons that I eventually learned. But, I really wished someone would have given me directions to the easy way much earlier in my career! I shared a few tips to make sub planning quicker.
Be a Prepared Substitute Teacher! This no prep binder includes lesson plans for a calendar, a page to keep track of all your sub info, and a form to leave your sub notes at the end of the day! Read more: www.
Holy cow, 271 pages of Post-it activities for teachers. This might be a pin now, read later. This is a cheap, easy way to get students up and moving while still learning and it gets them thinking of different types of questions to ask. Love post-its!