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Marshmallow Challenge Handout. A great team building activity for the first days of school! Watched it in action, all types of students get involved! Love it!

Classroom Rewards That Won't Break the Bank

"I think most teachers would prefer a world where all students were intrinsically motivated, but it just isn't an everyday reality," says Storie Belden.

This would be a very fun activity the first week of school! Teacher says a statement (ex. Switch sides if you like hot dogs more than pizza.) and the students either stay or move. The kids could also talk about why they did/didn't move. Fun back to school ice breaker!

A Few Strategies to Help Slow-Working Students

We want students to work at their own pace, but when one student is significantly slower than his peers, it can cause problems for him and for his teachers. These strategies can help. Continue Reading →