06/28/'12 This site containes some great ideas to motivate children to write, by providing them with authentic writing purposes. Examples include writing letters and making a holiday planner. Children will really enjoy these writing activities!
Songs in the Classroom. As a teacher, I always find myself singing songs! The students just respond so well to my directions when I add a tune to it! I've compiled a file of songs that I use in my classroom to help with classroom management, calendar time and learning in general