Whether allowing for student choice or assigning partners, mixing up partners or groups for assignments can be crucial to assignment completion. Several options for group formation are presented in this board.
Thinking Strategies, a buzz word in current day education,is actually quite easy to teach and demonstrate in your classroom. Gain understanding of each strategy and get simple ways to implement them in your classroom.
All the activities are laminated and Velcroed to the board. Students can take off the assignment to complete it and then return it. The Velcro also allows the teacher to change out the assignments to change throughout the year to match the current units and interests of the students.
What if teachers, better yet, students, wrote commencement speeches for the end of each unit? Celebrating the learning, recognizing achievements, appreciating the process.Commencement speeches could be so much more than graduation speeches.