BEST NEWS!! & Rockin’ Resources, Part II
July 26, 2012
Singing & Dancing
Whether I am singing, having a spelling “dance” party(yeah, we dance out our words), or playing music on the computer, there is ALWAYS music on in my classroom. I actually wrote about one of my FAVORITE brain breaks using music during a guest post on Stephanie’s blog (here)!
P.S. – I won a bunch of CDs from Intelli-tunes created by Kelley’s dad, Ron Brown, that I cannot wait to use next year!!!
proper noun + verb + adjective + color word = silly story & students who are giggling so much they don’t even know they’re reviewing important concepts?!?!?!?!
This website has some kid friendly printable ones & I love this scholastic book for fun math mad libs!
I use manipulatives for EVERYTHING!
So instead of the sameeeeeee olddddd boringggggg counters, I love to switch it up!
I have buckets full of small, colorful manipulatives!
Thank goodness I don’t teach the real little youngin’s [choking hazard nightmare!]
I let my kids and their partners choose whatever manipulative their feelin’ that day… choices, choices, choices… it’s funny how something as silly as this gets the students excited before they even start their activity!
Here are few classroom favorites:
Yeah…. we use popcorn on special occasions!
That’s all for tonight!
Go do a happy dance, have a drink for me, or give me a high-5 through the computer screen because I got my job back!!
Oh, and obviously link up with Kelley so I can see YOUR rockin’ resources!