Infographic: 10 Principles for Effective Vocabulary Instruction: This infographic provides a list 10 principles (and 10 things to avoid!) for effective vocabulary instruction. The tips are easily adapted for pre-K and beyond.
Self-assessment strategy: students use cards to indicate how they are progressing through independent practice. This allows the teacher to intervene when necessary and gauge students' understanding of concepts.
Use carnival tickets for classroom reward system.and use a free-standing toilet paper holder as a dispenser! For those who complete extra assignments such as math sheets, cursive practice, brain teasers, etc. Turn in tickets for prizes.
Idea-Quiet Critters - when you decide it's important for students to be quiet, pass out the quiet critters. Take them away from students who talk. At the end of the activity anyone who still has a quiet critter gets a prize, point, whatever you use.
cell phone partners-each child selects 10 names to put on a speed dial number. When you need a partner, teacher calls out a number and they check the speed dial to see who their partner is this time. cute idea--cute way to pick partners