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A Variety of Uses for Seating Charts
I laminate my seating charts and use them in a variety of ways. With my laminated charts, I can check daily attendance, record homework, monitor participation and document student behavior.
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Absent Planner
I keep an extra homework planner at the front of the room. At the end of the day I get a responsible student with good handwriting to write down the homework for the day. When anyone is absent they kn...
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Absent Students II
One of the things I hate dealing with is parents and little brothers and sisters coming in at the end of the day wanting the missed homework for an ill student. The way I deal with this is to have a s...
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Absolute Deadlines
We started a new grading policy this year. We give 80% for academic grades and 20% for productivity. Academic grades include those assignments that are tests, quizzes, and projects. Productivity grade...
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Answers in Red
Ms. Alphin’s routine for grading homework also serves as great quiz and test preparation. It’s a simple but very effective strategy that works well with all of her students – even her most intractable learners.
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Assignment Notebooks
I use assignment notebooks with daily teacher and parent signatures to help my students turn in homework on a timely basis. I verify that the correct information is written and understood, I touch bas...
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Assignment Schedule
I get a big desk calendar and hang it by the door of my classroom. I write what we did that day and the assignment on the calendar. This way, my students can get the assignments they missed and the da...
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Assignments at a Glance
With so many different classes each day, it's difficult for me to keep students up to date on their missed work. I have a spreadsheet for each class that I magnetically post on the closet door. The sh...
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Behavior Bucks
Ms. Morrison awards each student $25 in play money at the beginning of each nine week session, which they must use to pay for misbehavior. A culminating event provides just deserts for the whole class.
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Cellular Homework Hotline
With a cell phone and two spare minutes, you can use Ms. Masino’s idea for helping students transition to middle school. Her innovative strategy keeps students (and their parents!) up to speed on all classroom assignments and events.
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