This is a "Shout Out Wall" where students can shout out their success in school, home, work or activities - image only - I absolutely LOVE this idea! Sort of like my "You've Been Praised" wall, only it's not just academics & the kids can add to it.
Basically, you give students a quick prompt at the end of class (or for elementary, at the end of the day or the end of a subject). Then the students have just a couple minutes to write an answer and turn it in. Why … Read More →
Autobiography Island - Shake up how you get to know your students. could be a good way to introduce a mini lesson/assesment on map skills. I could use this in writing, but instead of creating a heart map, they can create this!
10 Minute vocabulary lesson ideas- Brief encounters with academic vocabulary can add hundreds of words to a student’s collection every year. How to find the time for those short lessons in a busy school day? Marilee Sprenger s…