Idea for Brownie Dance Badge: For a "surprise" movement/dance when you need something to fill time. Would be easy to put in a can and have a student pick one out. Use rhythm patterns for student to clap, or sing intervals, or name tempo markings, etc.
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.
Substitute Teacher Tips and Tricks! 6 fantastic tips and tricks to help you be a successful substitute! This post will help erase any nerves you have about becoming a sub or help you turn around any negative subbing experiences you've had.
Self-Assessment Strategy- students use cards to indicate how they are progressing through the independent practice. This allows the teacher to intervene when necessary and gauge students' understanding of concepts.
10 Rhetorical Questions to Stop Using in the Classroom along with much better alternatives. A total MUST READ for teachers (and parents).><> I can totally feel the frustrating rhetorical questions coming out of my mouth as a parent.