Strategic Teaching - Before Activities I can tell in the first 5 minutes of any class, how well that lesson is going to be received. Here are 5 simple way to make sure that those first few minutes engage students.
Plan for Next Year: Organizing the Year, the Day's Topics & Lesson Plans is about how to do long term planning and translate it into short term planning. Organize your lessons, plan your curriculum, and see the big picture and small picture of your year.
Objective Here are some neat ways to have students assess their own learning. This teacher also recommended using tap lights for each student as a way to check their understanding of a lesson really quick before moving on.