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ON FOLLOWING DIRECTIONS: Tips to help students follow directions so you don't have to repeat yourself a million times!

How to get students to follow directions the first time

ON FOLLOWING DIRECTIONS: Tips to help students follow directions so you don't have to repeat yourself a million times!

TONS OF TEACHING IDEAS~  One tip explains Game Day.  For an hour on the last Friday of the month her students bring in board games.  These are set up inside hula hoops around the classroom. Small groups rotate from game to game. Not all students complete all the games, but they usually get the opportunity to do at least 3. This activity is a fun way to get kids to read, follow directions, and practice taking turns.  Can also be done with math or other learning center games!

TONS OF TEACHING IDEAS~ One tip explains Game Day. For an hour on the last Friday of the month her students bring in board games. These are set up inside hula hoops around the classroom. Small groups rotate from game to game. Not all students complete all the games, but they usually get the opportunity to do at least 3. This activity is a fun way to get kids to read, follow directions, and practice taking turns. Can also be done with math or other learning center games!

Good motivational tool! Yes!!!  So glad I found this...our class gave this to our buddies last year along with smarties for MAP testing encouragement.

Good motivational tool! Yes!!! So glad I found this...our class gave this to our buddies last year along with smarties for MAP testing encouragement.

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Go over student test results with class, having students color in the problem #s they got incorrect. Collect and glue into a manilla folder for instant test data. Evaluate class data easily and this might make inputting data easier into the computer too.

Go over student test results with class, having students color in the problem #s they got incorrect. Collect and glue into a manilla folder for instant test data. Evaluate class data easily and this might make inputting data easier into the computer too.

This is a great resource for music that can be used in the classroom.  This contains a database of over 3,000 songs for use in the classroom.

This is a great resource for music that can be used in the classroom. This contains a database of over 3,000 songs for use in the classroom.