Pay attention, please…
Sometimes it is the students who are bored and sometimes it is the instructor who is boring. Engaged students pay attention. This work by Mia MacMeekin is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribut…
20 Ways to Keep Your Students' Attention
As the end of the year approaches, it can be more and more challenging to keep your students' attention. Brain Breaks are important, but there are plenty of things you can do within a lesson to keep kids from day dreaming...or worse yet, nodding off. Here are some ideas: Desk Switch: Students have ten seconds (count down from ten) to find another desk to sit
Critical Thinking Skills
A poster created for our English language arts and social studies departments (humanities) to use in their classroom, as well as in the library.
Lesson to explain differentiation to students...no more "that isn't fair" after this demonstration! Good first day of school lesson. I may even try this one with middle schoolers.
Questions: Building the Foundation for Critical Thinking - Classroom Poster
This new language arts poster will teach your students about critical thinking skills - FREE U.S. SHIPPING!
Prior Knowledge Time Machine
BACKGROUND The beginning of a new topic usually includes “ activating prior knowledge .” When we ask students “What do you know about this topic?” we often see the struggling students sit...
Order a printed wall copy of the Reading Skills Pyramid
Order Now Please Note This Reading Skills Pyramid illustrates the analysis of skills and grade level targets determined by the U.S. Department of Education. Curriculum differs from state to state and