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Changing Signals
"I have a large rain stick that I turn over slowly when it's time to transition from one activity to another. Students know that they must be in their seats listening for instructions before it stops raining or their name goes in our discipline book.
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Easy Transitioning for Little Ones
You’ve finished one activity, but before you can start the next one a few students are already straggling about. Ms. Postman has six suggestions to help you shepherd young students from one activity to the next quickly and easily.
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Managing Group Discussions
Facilitating large group discussions can present a unique challenge: how do you quiet talkative students and keep everyone on point without disrupting the conversation? Debra has just the trick.
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Moving to the Kindergarten Classroom
For anyone moving from middle school or upper primary grades to kindergarten, be prepared for a vast difference in attention span and level of independence. Especially at the beginning of the year, ma...
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New Student Reception
Every year in September, we have a New Student Reception at our high school. We have a 45-minute tutorial session once a week so we have it during that time. We give the new students a goody bag of li...
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Organized Book Themes
As a Kindergarten teacher, I do many read alouds. I used to be very frustrated by trying to locate a book in my teacher library...
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Positive Relationships with Law Enforcement
I advise a 9th grade mentoring program that teams juniors and seniors with small groups of freshmen. The purpose of the program is to help these new ninth graders have a smooth transition between midd...
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Showcase Portfolios
I work all year along with my students and their parents at putting together a showcase portfolio. These portfolios include student work samples that the students, the parents and I have chosen to inc...
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Transition Tactics
A couple of my students have difficulty transitioning to other locations within the school, and difficulty when sitting without something for their hands to do.
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Transition Technique
Having trouble getting students to quiet down quickly and focus when you transition to a new activity? Ms. Ortiz shares an entertaining and effective strategy – and students will love singing along with you!
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