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encourage students to raise their hand to talk

Need an idea to end the day? The End of the Day Jar has 24 questions to ask students to get them talking about their school day. This helps build community in the classroom. You can call on students to answer the questions or have them talk with a buddy.

Do you have the kid on the cover in your class? I've met him many times. This is a set of social narratives for providing expectations, perspective, and coping strategies for the classroom routines of raising hands to talk, lining up and walking quietly in the hall, and following teacher's direction. Great for a variety of student in addition to those with autism.

Use this mini clip chart to manage students’ blurting out! This is a great visual reminder for students to remember to raise their hands and stop blurting out!

When the light's on, students may not talk to you. What a FABULOUS idea! Perfect for guided reading or math groups.

7/1/12: This blog talks a lot about how this teacher uses only 1 IPad in the classroom. This could be useful if I could get one to use in my classroom!

COOL trick for teaching your students the difference between talking and whispering. This is a great classroom management trick!

Each time a student BLURTS out loud without raising hand they have to take one down. Last person to have all 3 gets rewarded!

UPDATED! (Being offered at a discount!) Year after year, this product encourages students to HAPPILY complete their homework! I have done this for years, and it has HANDS DOWN increased the percentage of kids that turn in their homework on a daily basis. This is a classroom MUST HAVE! $

These 72 differentiated literacy sentence starters will help your students develop the necessary communication skills to discuss books in meaningful ways. These cards can be used to focus student discussions during Turn and Talk and partnership times. They may also be used as sentence starters in literacy journals. I've included 4 blank cards for you in case you'd like to add your own sentence starters.

Editable Name Activities that you can customize to your students' names! Perfect for Pre-K & Kindergarten!

Must have Cheer Cards for your Word Wall... Use to get your students motivated to learn the sight words! $

Your students will love editing the letters that Shadow writes for them each day. She is looking for a quiet place to sleep. Do you have one for her in your classroom? $

• Popplet is a tool to capture and organize your ideas • Students use Popplet for learning • Used as a mind-map, Popplet helps students think and learn visually • Students can capture facts, thoughts, and images and learn to create relationships between them

The Star Spangled Banner... Teach your students the words with this FREE download from Light Bulbs and Laughter. Includes a color poster and a coloring page/cloze activity to fill in the blanks while you listen.

A Growth Mindset is something that can be taught! Encourage a Growth Mindset in your classroom by hanging up these posters for your students to see!

Literary devices interactive dictionary... Help students explore figurative language with fun, engaging activities! Grades 5-8

Encourage students to master counting to 100 in fun, engaging ways. $ #commoncoremath #countingandcardinality #kindergartenmath

Scamper will help your students learn editing and letter writing skills. Children love to read and edit the letters that she writes to them each day for a month. A great way to make daily oral language fun for your students.

Students will love this Alphabet Picture Book.

A way for students to keep up with their make-up work.