This might seem elementary.but I love the quiet spray idea! Very cool teacher ideas on this site. Quiet spray has nothing in the bottle but air. This may be the smartest classroom management tool I have ever seen.
17 Apps for Teachers in Tech tools can help teachers reach kids in a variety of different ways, and can prepare kids for the kinds of tools they'll use when they are out of school and become working members of their communities.
Can be used like regular four square. Call out a vocab word . Student is responsible for giving the info for the word in heir square while tossing the all. Rotate to next square and repeat when new word is given. Continue until all words used.
Classroom data wall "The kids add a sticker every time they get a on their spelling tests. The other charts consist of Excel graphs made up of various pieces of classroom data. This wall became a great motivational tool for my fifth graders!
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