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Can We Talk?
Ms. Parson’s students interview each other on the first day of school. Her unique twist on a familiar assignment illustrates a great way to of pairing students together and produces creative decorations for her bulletin board.
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Exit Tickets
Students check in, but they don’t check out… unless they have an Exit Ticket! This simple exit strategy keeps Ms. Toivonen’s students engaged and on task throughout the period and orderly on their way out the door. Muahahaha!
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First Name Alphabetical Lines
Looking for a great way to curtail cutting in line? Enlist some student helpers! See how Ms. Guthrie's tip can help you keep the peace when it's time to line up.
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Get Creative with Lining Up
Ms. Durgin-Clinchard was tired of asking her students to line up by gender, so she found some more creative ways do it. She even takes it a step further by using these groupings to teach about her similarities and differences.
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Line Signs
When it's time to line up, things can get chaotic in teh classroom. Here's a unique tip from Ms. Williamson that works for her to reduce the amount of time it takes for the class to form a quiet line-up.
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Listening Skills Activity
Here's a listening skill activity that Mr. Kovach uses on and off all year. It's light-hearted, and it works for him. Read about it here and see if it can work for you!
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Orderly Coming and Going
Ms. McDaniel's new principal reorganized arrival and dismissal to be safe and orderly. Best of all, the new procedure allows for friendly greetings and gentle reminders of proper hallway behavior.
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Re-establishing Routines
When the school year began, our new principal and a committee of teachers came up with procedures for the hallway, lunchroom, bathroom...
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Student Numbers II
I give each of my students a number according to their listing alphabetically. This helps with the following tasks: (1) When papers are put in numerical order I can easily find which is missing and pa...
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The Quiet Game
I use the Quiet Game with my third graders. This not only encourages them to stay in a reasonably straight line, it helps them to remain quiet in the hallways. I select a student to monitor the class....
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