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Great way to group your students. Put the kids you don't want to be together in the smaller circle, and then just spin the wheel.

Grouping tool for the gathering - each guest chooses a kiss. Use kisses and garage sale dot stickers! Great for break-out discussion groups. To make it more adult, use logo stickers, or distinctive designs. The sticker could be applied to their name tag by them to help with longer-term group identification, also. wsh

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Put a different colored dot on each desk in a group. When you need to have one student from each table do something, you can just simply say "Green dots, come get the papers for your table." or "Orange dots, take your table's trash to the trashcan."

Ask Me tag--one student serves as the "Ask Me" person while the teacher is working with a small group. All students will go to this person instead of interrupting the teacher, which wastes precious small group instruction time--GREAT IDEA

Pinner said: My intern mentor teacher has this in her 2nd grade classroom...and it works wonders! It lets the kids cool down when they are angry or just having a bad day.