Minds in Bloom: Advice from the OT: Why it's so hard for children to sit still and what you can do about it
Are you thinking about flexible seating for your classroom? Alternative seating can improve student focus, increase student participation, and motivate your learners. Here are some great seating choices, organization tips, and classroom management ideas for switching to alternative seating.
Flexible Seating - great ideas to get students learning in a new environment
Line Up Quietly - YouTube
A new fun way to teach about class rules at the beginning of the year. Big Bad Wolves at School is a great back to school read-aloud.
“I Gotta Go” is a fun way to teach children bathroom manners, etiquette and proper hand-washing. This music video is ideal for toddlers, preschool and kindergarten children.
OMG THIS WOMAN IS AMAZING! What GREAT Classroom Management! Whole Brain Teaching: This is a sixth grade class, but it would work GREAT for second graders!
Don't just pin...WATCH. Within 30 seconds I had a new attention grabber and learned so many more teacher tricks...LOVE THIS!!! **This lady is amazing! I just watched all her youtube videos!**
Song Sticks: Building Skills in Transitions - Pre-K Pages
Classroom Management IDEAS, Kindergarten classroom management ideas to keep your classroom learning organized. Independent students makes a happy teacher.
Using Kagan in the first weeks of kindergarten
Great post about the next step after you've started data notebooks!
This hilarious book for grades K-6 teaches children about learning to control their impulses.
Childrens Books for Teaching Compassion and Caring
COOL trick for teaching your students the difference between talking and whispering. This is a great classroom management trick!
Independent Station Work in Kindergarten ~ Deal of the Day - Mrs. Wills Kindergarten
A Tattle Turtle Poster and accompanying recording sheet set. The poster includes the popular tattle rhyme encouraging students to "tell it to the turtle" and write their concerns on one of the accompanying papers. Place these in a basket along with a turtle puppet and alleviate tattling in your classroom!
Great post on using Exit Tickets in Kindergarten.
15 Books That Teach Social-Emotional Skills
Examples of accommodations that can be used in the classroom to help kids with ADHD
Taking Back Control of Your Classroom: Steps you need to take to regain control from real teachers!
Monitor classroom noise level with this program. Good way to show students how noise gets out of hand!
5 ways to teach a kid that fidgets
EASY trick to avoid kids copying their peers.