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Put a twist on Simon Says to help kids with geometry vocabulary. Kids make parallel and perpendicular lines, segments, points, angles, polygons, demonstrate symmetry, and more by using their arms, legs, and friends! This activity gives kids a chance to get super creative and helps them retain geometry terminology.

E is for Explore!: Place Value Battleship

work boxes, have one for each student, when they finish their work they can go to their work box and pull out things to work on that the teacher has placed in there. (lets the teacher assign different things for the student/if they need extra practice in an area) - DIFFERENTIATION!

Teaching With a Mountain View: Anchor Charts

Here's a terrific anchor chart for the steps in long division.

10 Ways to Practice Multiplication Facts beyond the flashcards.

I do this each year in my own classroom by giving each student 10 or 12 random hearts (they can swap if they want) and let students write their own Valentine letter based on their heart candies. Kids have loved it for 15 years. lmg

Have an ugly, old glider? How to make it fresh and modern! (And more comfortable.)

"Give Me a . and a ?" at the end of a lesson.  Students have to write a quick statement about what they've learned and question they could ask a 'buddy' about their learning.

Help kids make and learn how they and their community fit into the wider world.

Jeopardy generator that can be used with SmartBoard or projected from a computer. I like how this one keeps the score on the side!

The game is simple. You take turns drawing cards out of a container. If you can read the sight word you keep the card. If not, the card goes back in. Whoever collects the most cards wins the game. Beware of the BANG cards though. If you draw one, you have to put back all of the cards you have collected." STI loves this idea! Use unit review questions, instead of sight words, for middle schoolers!

Clip Charts Classroom Management Idea & Help for Test Anxiety!

love these classroom ABC's to send home at the beginning of the year!

My kids beg to play this game! Mommy and Daddy always lose. Our kids have better manners than we do now!

Much easier way to keep track of who is where in the writing process!