Small group time: EXPOSED! One teacher's confessions about small group instruction in her classroom and her streamlined approach to making sure she sees every student every day!
Think-pair-share is an easy, simple cooperative learning strategy that quickly adds more student engagement to a lesson. These tips will help you get the most from it.
Elementary Art Project - Exploring Binoculars Could play some type of I Spy game with colors.
2nd Grade Stuff: What Do the Kids DO During ELA Centers? This is what I want my classroom to look like!!!!
Poster to decorate the classroom with hands of schoolchildren (drawings of their hand, to be precise ...). Affiche pour décorer la classe avec les mains des élèves (les dessins de leur main, pour être précis...).
One Stop Teacher Shop: Free Resources for Non-Fiction Texts and free center response sheets
What's the number? Kids ask questions like Is the number greater than/less than....? Is the number between ___ and ___? Is the number in the tens place ____? etc. No two questions in a row can make the same comparison. Or students may ask in number sentences- - Is the number 5+1?
First Grade Garden: How to Make the Most of Your Guided Reading Lessons
You can have students (randomly) pick a state and make a brochure about it. This kind of assignment can be adapted for various continents and countries too.
Reach learners of all different abilities, getting them engaged, and keeping them engaged! Tips for teachers to help out the toughest of students (with poverty in mind).