Tips to help students who have trouble finishing their work. I can think of so many kids this would help!
I love this idea to always have something for students to work on. Students always work at difference paces so it is important to always have the students engaged so they don't disrupt the rest of the class who is still working.
This is "a little self-assessment flip chart. I have made one for each student and it will sit on the corner of their desk. It is small enough that it won’t be embarrassing for the student but it’s big enough that I can see at a glance who is having trouble with the topic and who is doing fine..I hate nothing more than to have a student get skipped over in daily work time because they seem to be getting the work but then a test/assessment shows they really don’t know what they’re doing."
a pictoral and written expectation chart of classroom behaviors to help reduce frustration in students. It would be great for behavioral management and for students who have behavioral difficulties or disorders to self monitor.
DIY highlighter sticks - for my readers who have trouble focusing
Theme in Literature: Anchor Chart. Great way to have students show text evidence for choice of theme in books they have read.
Motivational Chart: I place recent pictures of students working hard next to this quote! Students love to see themselves and work hard to
A chart were students post inferences on sticky notes under their names. Helps with assessment and who is getting it.
Writing - What a great idea for students to display their published work! Also, gives a visual of who is still writing and who is ready to
“I Have, Who Has” Thanksgiving Jokes Edition will have your students laughing while practicing their reading and presentation skills.
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Have students explore 5 different songs at home, and choose 1 to look up lyrics. Have them make this 3 column chart on an index card.
Tips to use with students who like to argue, this will work for mothers of children that like to argue too
Tip to help students who rush through their work plus FREE The Lightning Thief packet.
This is a fun game to play with students who are learning how to add. Once the students have been taught how to play the game it can be
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This is a great motivating game for your primary students who are learning to skip count by 2's. Have your students visit your math center
Weighted pencils can be beneficial for students who do not press hard enough when writing or for students who have poor body awareness & need additional proprioceptive input to increase awareness of their hand.
There is a simple trick that school therapists and teachers use a lot for kids who have trouble sitting still. It is to put some Thera-Band stretched around a chair’s legs so that the student can push on it while sitting in their chair. It can help a child who has to be moving much of the time. The child can push on it with their feet so that they are moving while sitting at their desk doing work.
highlighting names....before students turn in their work they have to highlight their name....no more no name papers :)
Color Meanings & Symbolism Charts; have students write what the colour symbolizes to them...group work?
Frustrated Choice Board- This is a choice board for students who have the tendency to display inappropriate behaviors when they are
Have the students scan their work as they turn it in and grade it on the computer. Then share with parents through a shared Evernote folder.
Thematic journals for Work on Writing. All students have the opportunity to write in them....cool