Category Archives: Classroom Management

Teacher, I Have to Get a Wiggle On!

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There’s one (or more) in every classroom. The child who doesn’t pay attention, is disorganized, can’t stop fidgeting no many how times you tell her, is forgetful, has to touch or bump into other students, talks too much, and disrupts … Continue reading

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Creating Math Centers? Make K.I.S.S. Your New Mantra

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We all had a good laugh over this one … A kindergarten teacher admitted she was pleasantly shocked when she heard one of her young math students exclaim “That center activity was so much fun!! Let’s do it again!” It … Continue reading

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What to Do About the Student Who Asks a Zillion Questions

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Ever had a student who can’t seem to answer anything on their own and bombards you with question after question, at every turn? Sure you have. In fact, you can probably name hundreds! It’s so frustrating. You teach a lesson, … Continue reading

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Talk Moves

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By Ricky Mikelman, SDE Educational Consultant When I’m in classrooms, I love to watch and hear how the talk goes. Most important to me is WHO’S DOING THE TALKING? I strongly believe the one doing the talking is the one doing … Continue reading

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Summertime: 7 Daily Habits to Keep Young Minds from Turning to Mush

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It is 8 am on the very last day of school before the long-awaited summer break begins. You should be excited—very excited. And you are. But you’re also feeling a little anxiety about what’s ahead for your students and their … Continue reading

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