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Daily 5 Work on Words... and freebies! Ok it is all kinds of embarrassing that it has taken me this long to blog about my Work on Words setup and activities.

Daily 5 Work on Words... and freebies!

My BFF Marisa over at Glitter and Giggles linked me up Saturday and here I am just now posting. Shame on me! However, I wanted my pics to be a little better so I had to take them all over again ( and I still hate them). First of all implementing the Daily 5 has been the best decision I have made in my entire teaching career thus far. Spending hours upon hours every 2 weeks (which is what I used to do) to prepare for stations has been replaced with quality engaging activities that are relevant and VERY low maintenance. This huge bulletin board is the focal point of my classroom so I decided to make it my Daily 5/CAFE board all in one.

My Work on Words set-up is nothing fancy but here it is. My students each have a word ring that contains spelling words, word wall words, and content vocabulary (differentiated according to their needs) that they use with each activity. Printable Teacher Worksheets. Free Astronomy courses, Astronomy lesssons, Astronomy classes and Astronomy exams for homeschool, hobby or anyone who wants to learn about the night sky. Book-A-Minute Bedtime. The kids want a bedtime story again? Kids love it when their parents read to them at bedtime. But let's face it. In today's society, time is of the essence. There's only so much you can do in a day, and there isn't a lot of time left to spend with your children and a good book. Never fear. "That's nice," you say, "but I don't believe you. " And, on Book-A-Minute SF/F... If you liked Book-A-Minute Bedtime, try our other Book-A-Minute pages: And try our companion site: RinkWorks Book-A-Minute Bedtime is a RinkWorks production.

Talk Back Talk to us! Legalese Titles and trademarks are the property of their owners. Free Audio Books - Philosophy - Download mp3 and iPod format today! - StumbleUpon. Rubrics - Bloom's Digital Taxonomy. 10 MORE Ways to Wake-up Students in Class. Home » Education Written by Grace4 January 2012 We received such a great response to our last guest post about interactive ways to awaken students in the classroom that we decided to share more.

10 MORE Ways to Wake-up Students in Class

In the first post, "Top 10 Ways to Wake-up Students in Class", Michelle Doman shared some great tips and tricks she uses in her own Middle School classroom to keep students engaged... and now, we've brought her back to share some more ideas! Multiple Intelligences Survey. Multiple Intelligences Inventory Copyright 1999-2014 Walter McKenzie, The One and Only Surfaquarium Note: This is not a test - it is a snapshot in time of an individual's perceived MI preferences.

Multiple Intelligences Survey

Click here for an autocalculating Excel-based Inventory Looking for a picture based inventory for non-readers? Or an Excel-based inventory that automatically completes your MI profile for you? Part I Complete each section by placing a “1” next to each statement you feel accurately describes you. Section 1 _____ I enjoy categorizing things by common traits _____ Ecological issues are important to me _____ Classification helps me make sense of new data. Paragon Learning Style Inventory. Nine questions I ask my students on the first day of school.

Aug You’ve probably heard that expression that goes something like “you only get one chance to make a good first impression”.

Nine questions I ask my students on the first day of school

The first impression, that’s what concerns me about the first day of school. I want, no make that I need my students’ first impression of me and my classroom to be a positive one because I know that if for some reason things don’t get off to a good start it’s going to be an uphill battle for a long time. As a Special Education teacher, I teach students who need extra support in some way or another to help them be as successful as they can be. Some of my students are so disconnected from teachers and school that they are at-risk of failing classes and even dropping out all together. What do I do to try to make a good impression on the first day? Now my challenge is that the students who come to my math class on the first day are specifically placed in my class because they haven’t enjoyed very much success in math thus far. 1. 4. Next, I get subject specific. 5.