This noise-o-meter can help remind students what the appropriate volume should be in the classroom at specific times. This corresponds to the NYS teaching standard Element IV.3: Teachers manage the learning environment for the effective operation of the classroom. a. Teachers establish, communicate, and maintain clear standards and expectations for student behavior.
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The TooLoud! app is ideal for the teacher who needs to limit noise in the classroom environment. It records decibels, displaying the volume levels in numbers. Use it to let the class know when they cross the auditory line. Hook your iPad up to the projector and manage the working noise level in class by letting the students see the feedback for themselves.
Use this website as a fun way to monitor classroom noise levels! Show this website with the use of a projector to your students as they are working. The balls bounce higher as the volume of the classroom increases, giving students a visual indicator to lower their voices.