DICE – Introduce Randomness In Your Classroom!$17.00Add to cartView Cart
Instruction Manual with dice ideas for your classroom included.
We can often be our own worst enemy when it comes to keeping our students attention. As an example, we often use the Round Robin technique to ensure students participates equally. The problem with this approach is it signals students that when done participating (e.g. answered the question), it is time to relax, tune out, and ignore the rest of that lesson. What to do? Adding an element of chance and randomness (DICE) into your flow of lessons can greatly increase student participation and attention. You can have students roll to do certain tasks, assign specific tasks you want them to do, or a combination thereof. Remember, the idea is that they will not know when they may be called on and that when their number comes up, the expectation is there for them to participate. Keeping it random prevents your students from getting lax in their attention and sends the very powerful signal that at any time, they are responsible for the information and learning within your classroom. This Polyhedral 7-Die Set with velveteen bag allows you to roll any number at any time!
Products, Projects, and Performances for the 21st Century Math Classroom, Differentiated Instruction for All (book)$39.95Add to cartView Cart
This book contains real life products, projects, and performances that are extremely helpful in engaging all math learners. Have you ever had a student say to you, “Why do we have to learn this? We will never use this in the real world!” If students can connect the math assignment to their everyday world, learning and retention of content is achieved! Use one of these 50 lessons and watch what happens with even your struggling learners. It’s exciting!! These lessons use differentiated instruction in the classroom and all students are engaged in the learning process. Each lesson has a rubric and identifies the critical thinking verbs that students must use to complete the product, project, or performance.
Encouragement, Empowerment, and Excellence in Every Classroom (book)$25.00Having trained tens of thousands of teachers who teach hundreds of thousands of students, we know that children and adolescents can and will be responsible for their own behavior and for their own learning, but these skills must be taught first. That’s why we have been tirelessly promoting it for over twenty-seven years! This book focuses on proven strategies for teaching important skills to students, evaluating their successes, and certainly focuses on the art of delivering effective consequences when all else fails. Special techniques are outlined for preventing discipline problems and dealing effectively with those that do occur.Add to cartView Cart
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