A Noise Level Meter built to help control the noise level of groups of children. As the noise level in a classroom increases beyond an acceptable level the noise level meter dynamically indicates the level of noise, and the background graphics within the app change to reflect the noise levels. Free!
Great idea for noise levels in the classroom! But, this could also be used in teaching Readers Theater because the "presenter" voice projects more than a normal voice. For more Readers Theater ideas see our Facebook page at www.Facebook.com/ReadersTheaterAllYear.
Stop what you’re doing. Walk over and hand this to a child instead of yelling across the classroom. Great idea for classroom management without disrupting the whole class! With picture cues for the firsties.
Tuesday's Tip for Teachers: Need a creative class management tool that's a bit different? When the class works well together, they get a piece to a puzzle. When the puzzle is complete, they earn a reward! This not only promotes teamwork and togetherness but you can also use the puzzle as an example of many pieces coming together to create a whole, just like a class full of students.
I like how she has them all on one screen! I got the songs from www.TVtunesonline... I have song clips linked to each one of the buttons, so when I or my class D.J. (one of our daily jobs) clicks on a button, the music plays automatically. This is completely routine now! During stations, my D.J. will signal clean up time with the "clean up chime" (aka NBC chime), wait 15 seconds and then click on "move to new locati...
Put a different colored dot on each desk in a group. When you need to have one student from each table do something, you can just simply say "Green dots, come get the papers for your table." or "Orange dots, take your table's trash to the trashcan."