Tagged: number 1

The #1 …. (prize to give students)

The #1 …. (prize to give students)

** Not your ordinary, endless list – just what’s number 1. Lining up / Leaving first Yes indeed, it is as simple as that! I’ve tried all the other things and yes, they work but they have their problems. Candy, suckers, chocolate rot teeth and...

The #1…..(student created video)

** Not your ordinary, endless list – just what’s number 1. Lemon Tree by Grade 6 after school students This video is just brilliant! Teachers that see it at my workshops always are stunned and amazed. The creativity, the “togetherness” that this video must have...

#1…..(blog post for educators)

** Not your ordinary, endless list – just what’s number 1. How to Prevent Another Leonardo da Vinci This post, written by a high school student (!!!!) says it all. How education, schools, teachers, the system fails students. Written in the form of a series...

The #1……(way to formally assess students)

** Not your ordinary, endless list – just what’s number 1. The Rubric! The rubric is a very transparent and accountable way to assess students. It is a grid where you clearly show students “what criteria they will be assessed by” and “what levels or...

The #1 ….. (24/7, free, online teacher)

The #1 ….. (24/7, free, online teacher)

** Not your ordinary, endless list – just what’s number 1. Alice – the ultimate 27/7, free chat partner. Without a doubt. She is intelligent, charming, looks great and even asks you questions. I added the drop boxes with “Questions” and “Responses” so students could...

The #1 (site for making digital stories)

The #1 (site for making digital stories)

** Not your ordinary, endless list – just what’s number 1. THE TARHEEL READER I’m in love. Let me say it again – I’m in love!!!! Yes, it’s spring and maybe that is what is doing it but I”m in love – in love with...

The # 1 (way to display student work)

The # 1 (way to display student work)

** Not your ordinary, endless list – just what’s number 1. A Classroom Clothes line! Nothing beats it! If you have some string and some pins, you have it made! One thing that always annoyed me about classrooms was how they were so “flat” and...

The #1 (way to motivate students)

** Not your ordinary, endless list – just what’s number 1. SUCCESS If you want your students to learn, if you want your students to learn long term, if you want your students to progress  — you have to give them “the end in sight”....

The #1 (website for YLs vocabulary)

** Not your ordinary, endless list – just what’s number 1. KinderSay There are so many great websites for teaching young learners. See a list of my own below (culled from my big list, also attached). However, after our own resources here (always got to...

The #1 activity for young learners!

The #1 activity for young learners!

** Not your ordinary, endless list – just what’s number 1. Show ‘N Tell Yes, this is not just a stand by but a great activity for bringing the REAL and real communication into the classroom. It works in an L1 classroom and even works...

The #1 ….. (site for royalty free photos)

The #1 ….. (site for royalty free photos)

** Not your ordinary, endless list – just what’s number 1. Flickr CC – Storm Nowadays, it is imperative that teachers provide rich content and context when giving lessons. Pictures are essential and beyond your own picture portfolio – you should have a digital portfolio....

The #1 ….. (way to tell a teacher is an expert)

** Not your ordinary, endless list – just what’s number 1. They use the whole classroom Teachers that use the whole classroom and make every part of it “their home” — are most likely to be those that are “great teachers”. Inexperienced and less effective...

The #1 …… (story for predicting)

** Not your ordinary, endless list – just what’s number 1. The Eyebrow Story by Peter Reynold’s This story highlights the power of prediction for engaging students in a story and prompting them to produce language. Simply get a student as a reader (with a...

The #1 ….. (Christmas gift for a teacher)

** Not your ordinary, endless list – just what’s number 1. Movie Tickets This one comes from my own playbook and what I’ve just adored over the years. Teachers work hard and usually don’t get out to the movies often. A nice pair of tickets...

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