I started a new job last week. I am the new atelierista (art teacher) at a Reggio based preschool close to where I live and I just love love love it! Reggio is a play based approach that I learned about several years ago and immediately fell in love with.
Behavior Management Quiet critters: In times of quite needed, pass out quiet critters. Take away from those caught talking. At the end of the activity, anyone who still has a quiet critter gets a prize, point, or whatever system used.
Work on Writing. Samples of what students can work on include: Letter writing List making Story writing Start a Topic book (a book all about topic of student's choice) Comic strips Card making. All materials available for students at one location.
The 100 square challenge! Can you use your knowledge of numbers, patterns and place value to reassemble the 100 square? How about trying it against the timer? Can you even complete more than one square before the time runs out?