We all have them... I have been wanting to make a sign like this for a while and finally got it done. Sporadically we have "catch up days" where everyone can finish their work. I finally finished this sign for my board and I LOVE IT! This week will be the 5th graders first catch up day. They will need to: 1. Finish their art folder covers 2. Finish their colored self portraits 3. Finish their Element of Art Monsters 4. Finish the background drawing for their monsters (a space to live) 5. Cut…
Enough with the Teacher Talk- Ideas for Getting More Student Talk
Teachers dominate classroom talk speaking anywhere between 60% to 75% of the time. That means in an average 45 minute English class, the teacher may lead the conversation an average of 27 to 33 minutes, leaving little time for most students to speak. Here are 10 ways to change that in your classroom.
A teacher's face when... a student asks why it takes so long to grade his/her late work..... (I NEVER made grading late work a priority - I waited, so he/she can wait - but I ALWAYS immediately indicated in my grade book that it had been received)