## Checking for Understanding with Exit Tickets

Guest post by Greg Coleman from Mr. Elementary Math During my early years as a classroom teacher I felt that exit tickets were yet another initiative or showy thing to…

## Plickers 101 – Easy Digital Exit Tickets and More!

…sort of “fingerprint” the Plickers software uses to identify each student when the cards are scanned. The number on each side is the number assigned to the student in the…

## Managing Whole Group Instruction

…seats without permission. They need something tangible to remind them to follow the classroom procedures. I have found that using raffle tickets helps tremendously. I give students 2 raffle tickets

## How to Cure the Classroom Library Blues

…the title of the book and the number on the card on the card. They give the card to me. When they return the book, I check that the number

## 5 Math Games Every Classroom Needs to Play

…student crosses off numbers it can’t be and circles numbers it could. The person who guesses the right number, wins and gets to choose the next number. The best part…

## Honoring Francie: Share the Love on Caring Classrooms

…the directions below. The contest will take place on April 14th and April 15th 2024. The earlier you enter on April 14th, the better your chances of winning. Before filling…

## 30 Free or Inexpensive Gift Ideas for Students

…day of reading, March, afternoon of playing board games, April, homework pass, May, half hour of recess. I run this by my principal and she generally approves it. I roll…

## Sweet Statistics: Jelly Bean Data Analysis

…predict the number of jelly beans inside a sealed egg based on its weight. Predict the number of jelly beans in a sealed egg based on it’s weight. Analyze Class…

## 20 Creative Ways to Encourage Good Behavior at the End of the Year

…all the tickets, put them in a container, and draw for small treats, prizes or special privileges. The next day, everyone starts with 3 new tickets. Works like a charm!…