Classroom “Attention Getters”

Sometimes the little things in a class can make it fun. I have a low tolerance for noise, (and my voice gets tired after teaching all day). But I have found one attention getter that involves sound/noise. And I only use it for one purpose: I ring the bell to alert the...

Understanding Accommodations and Modifications

Students can receive accommodations and/or modifications in school. In America, most students who receive them are either on a 504 Plan (usually related to medical and/or ADHD) or on an IEP (Individualized Education Program). It is important to understand what these...

Make Learning Fun with Bingo!

Okay, so I have just about every Bingo you can buy: addition/subtraction, sight word, weather, preposition, time, famous landmark Bingo, etc. Why do I love Bingo? Because it is a fun way for kids to learn, and because the way we play it is fun. How to make Bingo fun:...