Students throw a koosh ball at the board. If it hits a circle, it will take them to a rhythm that they have to clap or play. My kids LOVE this game! You can also edit the pages to be something other than rhythm patterns (ie. notes on the staff, questions, etc.).
This App "Noise Control" magically ask your students & kids to keep quiet on your behalf..... It's so magical that teachers found that students are more willing to corporate in classroom activities.... http://theteachingpalette.com/2010/01/29/shhh-noise-control-2/
A better way to deal with disruptive students in middle and high school. A behavior slip forces the student to think about their actions and how they can prevent them in the future, without taking up extra class time for discipline! Students are less likely to act up if they know they'll have to fill one of these out every time. | Also a good resource for concrete behavioral expectations for students
Video tutorial on how to lock your classroom ipads on a particular app so that students can't navigate away from it. You can also learn how to restrict access to certain parts of the screen so that students can't click on ads. Very informative!