music box. Put on Smartboard when students arrive - they are silent as they watch and listen.

monitor classroom volume - click on "awesome website"...tested it by yelling at my really works!!!

Beautiful music and video to play when kids are working, or when they come in first thing in the morning....very calming!!!

This is my students FAVORITE website. We visit it everyday and have even added a link to our classroom website for students to access on the weekends.

If you have a smartboard, you NEED to read this!!! 21 Essential Smartboard Tips- like dual displays who knew! I'll have to look over this better later!

The You Tube video teaches kids how to do it. Works for all kids- not just Autistic ones. Even Mommies who need to calm instead of yell at their kids at dinner time may find these calming tools useful.

Animated timers that you can put on the projector. Gives students a visual for the time they have remaining. Plus a fun surprise (noise cue) when time is up! :)

Figurative Language - This video is probably my favorite. The person who put it together is a teacher, and his sense of humor is obvious with the use of calmer music, etc. My students laughed so hard throughout the entire thing...and I teach 9th/10th grade, so that's saying a lot!


Music for "Move It Monday" and "Fun Friday" Brain Breaks looking good!

Corkboard Connections: Fun Countdown Timers for the Classroom

Smartboard math games

The 70 Best Apps For Teachers And Students - Edudemic

Boom Chicka Boom...silly songs for brain breaks!

A great story about waiting your turn to speak and listening. Perfect for first week of school activity.

My Top 5 PowerPoint Game Templates -- Whole-class review activities that reinforce important topics!

Love this....William Tell Overture with rhythm sticks (form). Add a listening map to guide the lesson. GREAT!

Violet's Music: Angela Johnson, Laura Huliska-Beith: 9780803727403: Books

PDF notes- Scan your worksheets into a PDF file and open with this app. Students can write on the worksheet and print, save to your Dropbox, or email(you could even email to parents). Makes boring worksheets fun! So many possibilities...take a story have students highlight things...main idea, vocab words, nouns, etc. they can also make annotated notes. FREE