How Poverty Affects Classroom Engagement - Students from low-income households are more likely to struggle with engagement—for seven reasons. Click to read the full article at the bottom of the post…best part…each has a "What you can do" section. Fantastic article!
Brilliant! Calm Down Spot? Rain Bottle -fill a dry empty bottle with a box of toothpicks. Add rice (uncooked) to the bottle leaving an empty space of about 1 1/2 inches at the top. Seal the lid. As you gently turn the bottle, the rice falls through the toothpicks, sounding like rain.
Make your own superhero and have kids write what their power is and why!