Work on speaking and listening skills with this comprehensive list of class discussion strategies--each one includes a link to a video to show you how it works! Includes Socratic Seminar, Philosophical Chairs, Hot Seat, Fishbowl, Backchannel Discussions, a total of 15 strategies!
Have you fallen into the trap of saying “No talking!” or “I need quiet!” all day long? It’s exhausting to keep repeating your requests for silence, and after the hundredth time, kids just tune you out, anyway. There have been some great discussions about how to get students to quiet down on my Facebook page, …
End of the Year Activity - Class Scavenger Hunt Here's another fun idea for the last week of school. Let the kids go on a class scavenger hunt! They will walk around the class ask each other questions and find out who can fit in each square. It's a fun way for students to be active and engaged! Grab the free download in my online store HERE! activities for the end of the year classroom scavenger hunt end of the year Lauren Thompson Mrs. Thompson's Treasures
Quick and easy simple preschool STEM activities explores water, surface tension and coins, while challenging fine motor skills with an eye dropper. Free printable chart to record results as a class, trials by individual students or record results in a bar graph form. | Preschool | STEM | STEAM Kids | Science | Early Childhood Education | Kids Activities
Getting to Know You Small Group Craftivity
This Getting to Know You Small Group Craftivity is a fun way to help students establish themselves within small groups, table groups, or as a whole class. Cut them apart, glue on a head, and display.
Easy and adorable Christmas tree Oreo pops. Fun food craft to make with the kids! Would be a cute Christmas gift or a fun recipe for a class party. Use this DIY tutorial for your family dessert project or as an idea to teach your kids.
Calm Down Techniques will help you teach your students strategies to calm down when they are upset. It includes a class read aloud, calm down posters, calm down cards, yoga cards, deep breaths visual, book list, positive notes, and more!
Team Tallies - A Whole Class Behavior Management System
Team Tallies is a whole class behavior management system that focuses on positive behaviors and teamwork. Simple to implement and extremely EFFECTIVE! Click to find out more about how you can bring this program to your classroom.
How to Teach the Standards through Social Studies Inquiry Circles