Four Square Check-In Tool for Student Engagement and Attendance

I love using this four square check-in activity at the beginning of my classes. My students love to tell me how they are doing based on the animal/character/food/color or whatever pictures I use to relate to their feelings. Students choose one, multiple or no pictures to relate to and then tell me and the classContinue reading “Four Square Check-In Tool for Student Engagement and Attendance”

Engaging English Language / Grammar Practice Asynchronously

How do we do that? Let’s Say hello to Boom Cards and welcome to asynchronous learning that gives students engaging and fun practice and sends teachers feedback of student work. This information helps to guide next steps in the lessons. What is not to love about that cycle? Synchronously teach whole group and reteach andContinue reading “Engaging English Language / Grammar Practice Asynchronously”

Back to School Community Building SEL Activity for 1st Grade!!!!

I love first grade! It was my favorite grade to teach because I enjoyed watching their light bulbs go on when they learned to read. That brought me so much joy, now as a coach I drop by my first-grade classrooms whenever I get a chance so I can have some of those moments backContinue reading “Back to School Community Building SEL Activity for 1st Grade!!!!”