Quiet turtles classroom management strategy that kids LOVE! Lots of wonderful behavior management strategies to help with a noisy talkative class. I like the title strategy. Usable for short classes like Sunday School
Attendance as they walk in! A quick get to know you/math (counting and graphing) activity. Later in the year students can generate the questions and write them. Place on light colored paper, laminate, and questions can be added with white board marker.
Classroom layout has such a big impact on the students' experiences and learning in the classroom. Here are some the things I took into consideration when planning my classroom set up, along with the different arrangements and their pros and cons.