I love this tip from Doc Running at the Everything Education Blog. Managing absences is really time consuming, so I started absence buddies. Assign absence buddies to be responsible for information for absent students. Each student is responsible for collecting materials and reviewing information from the missed days for their
Category: Classroom Management and Organization
New Years Goal Setting and Re-establishing Classroom Routines: The new year has officially begun, and we had an excellent discussion on our Tuesday night #2ndaryELA chat about helping students with setting realistic goals and on how to re-establish classroom expectations and routines. I have curated the best ideas below.
I love finding new and inspiring ideas when I visit teaching friends in other specialty subjects. My 8th grade homeroom students get instrumental music twice a week from their music teacher. If it were me teaching music with my extremely limited knowledge (ahem non-existent) of instrumental music, we might end up
I am linking up this month with a great group of teacher bloggers for our monthly Bright Ideas Blog Posts. This month I am going to cover how to help your students be more organized. Do your students struggle with organization? Are they constantly searching for papers in their desks,
Hello Readers, I am linking up with some great blogs to help you sail more smoothly into summer. Below are some of my favourite year end tips. Final Exam Tip Give students time in class to review for the exam. I turn exam prep questions into race, challenges and stations
Over the past few weeks I have been working with teachers from other neighbouring schools on purposefully integrating more technology into our teaching. It has been a great learning experience for myself and I am excited to share a mix of my ideas and theirs for managing tech in the
I am frequently lending my supplies to students, teachers and other classes. Last year only some of the things I lent out got returned so I knew I needed an easy system of tracking where my things were going. First: When I get a request to borrow something I immediately