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Before each lesson I pick a Mystery Student to watch for. They don’t know who I am “watching” out for. Sometimes during a lesson I say, "Wow! I wonder if my Mystery Student is totally on task!" All of a sudden, I have 15 pairs of eyes on me. If the Mystery Student follows the “rules” they receive a reward of some kind. If the Mystery Student does not follow the rules - a brief, vague discussion is had with the whole group about what we should be working on to earn "Mystery Student". Fun and…

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8 Things All Teachers Need at Their Desk

Teachers love school supplies, but what other great items do you need at your teacher desk? My favorite is #5!