By intentionally taking time to build a positive community in your classroom, you can ease the challenges of classroom management, improve student attitude toward learning, and create an environment where students feel welcomed and supported. Check out Presto Plans' 5 favorite ways to build classroom community on The Secondary English Coffee Shop blog!
Is a short name always worth less? Is a longer name worth more? Challenge the students to see if they can come up with a word that has a value of exactly $100. Here are a few $100 words: elephants, straws, cousins, stress, explains, writing, squares Other ideas: – Add up their spelling words to see which is the most/least expensive. – Who can find the most expensive word in the dictionary? – Using an atlas, find the most/least expensive country.
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**Updated 7/7/15 - I put the attention getters into a table format**I use these Whole Brain Teaching attention getters on a daily basis with my ELL students. These attention getters are a great way to improve your classroom management. I usually pick one or two to teach the class at the beginning of the year.
First grade is an exciting time of transition for your little ones! To help you have the best year ever, we’ve scoured our own WeAreTeachers HELPLINE! and the Web for the best tips and ideas for this special grade. Whether you’re …