Classroom B-day idea. or just a great community builder mid-year. This is seriously one of the sweetest ideas. If there is no smartboard in your room maybe you could do it with large bulletin board paper. Then they could keep the kind words.
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Good instructional design involves an analysis of the learner. We should ask, "Does this instructional design match my students' learning styles"? Use this infographic to reflect on various learning styles.
Have students create six word memoirs for characters int he books Six Word Memoir - Use as beginning of the year get-to-know-you activity & put on classroom community bulletin board for display. Update throughout the school year with new ones as we grow.