Instant Data As we went over each question, I had students color in the square if they had that question wrong. Once we were done with the test, I took each strip and taped them to a manilla folder. INSTANT data!!! I did not have to plug numbers into a computer. I can clearly see that question 9 is one I really need to go over.
Pinner said, "I put a box like this on my desk last year and it was ALWAYS full of notes, stories and drawings from my kids. If they began to tell a story during a lesson I'd say "oh! box!" This way I heard the story AND kept the lesson going" Good idea!
Great way to showcase student work: each child has a clipboard and chooses which work they want to publish. What I really like is that there is a bookcase in front of it so the work doesn't get destroyed by kids walking by (like it did in my room ;) )
Bravo Board- week winner is the "Bravo Table" that gets a small trophy on their desk for the whole next week.
A behavior reward system that might be possible to do in a home learning environment. Students earn tickets during the week and trade them in for prizes according to the number of tickets they earned. Of course, at home, you might not need so many boxes. Or you could just put a variety of items in a basket with a "price" of XX tickets.
I am totally using this whole system in my class someday!!!
back to school bulletin board :)
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to help ease my kiddos into the routine, I made a large laminated poster that I fill out as the kids are filling theirs’ out. We are not doing every component of this just yet. I just filled it out for the sake of the picture :)
Make yourself into a constellation... I would have all the kids do this and then hang them up to make our own starry sky! I would definitely use some glitter. This is a fantastic illustration for God's Promise to Abraham using the stars in the sky to demonstrate the number of people that will follow.
Make yourself into a constellation... oh this made me gasp I love this idea!
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Fraction hopscotch. Very cool!