This would be great for transitioning students from desk work to circle time. Students will learn what is expected of them in order to start the lesson. Very cool idea and makes it easy for teachers and students to be on the same page.
iPad App | Handwriting Without Tears...finally!!! Maybe tell parents about this at Back to School Night!! I use this in my phonics center for whatever letter we are learning that week (alphafriend). I like this a lot more than using real chalkboards and the kids are really enjoying it too. Michelle (kindergarten teacher).
In autism classrooms we use schedules every minute of the day. These are some examples of using schedules to break down the steps within activities...there are more examples on the blog post...just click through. Plus there is a free set of visuals for a mini-schedule for your child or classroom.