Why? Why you ask…
I love the small group engagement that comes from grouping students into “teams”. I can reach them at their level. I can group them with others who have “like” needs.
THEY feel so empowered. They feel so GOOD!
BUT..another small group.
MANAGEMENT can be “terrifying”!
I have found the “TRICK” that makes MY life
SO MUCH EASIER!!!
and printed them on MAGNETIC PAPER..
yes, in my REGULAR Printer (toner not ink).
NOW…YOU CANNOT use a whiteboard marker on
YOU MUST COVER IT.
So HOW DO I “COVER” IT???
REPORT SLEEVES…to the rescue!
Cut them apart into rectangles.
Tape on top!
Eraseable …MAGNETIC..FOCUS WALL
I put it on my side whiteboard.
I LOVE IT!
Here’s the final result(s)…
This helps me get the CALENDAR PORTION of my
Guided Math started.
Then..my kiddos begin
MATH MUST DO’s.
Then, I can pull small groups of kids for
JUST FOR TEACHERS!
The “go to” website for class sets of
pencils, erasers, crafts, party supplies, etc
Bulletin board materials, pencils, book marks,STEM activities, etc..etc..etc…
The WONDERFUL people at ORIENTAL TRADING
sent my students SOME GOODIES!
*disclaimer…I was compensated in classroom materials for this blogpost.
BUT…In my opinion,
I believe this is a wonderful site
for teachers when purchasing classroom materials.
My students have
3 new STEM tubs
for Problem Solving!
Jumbo Lacing Beads
Foam SHOES for practice TYING SHOE LACES!
WHAT A HIT!
And their ABSOLUTE
Learning Resources® Gears! Gears! Gears! Movin’ Monkeys™ Building Set
-Fall vocabulary : syllables
-HFW Matching Game
-Pocket Chart Cards for Poem