A great list of questions that can be used to develop your students critical thinking skills while also practicing English conversation or English writing skills. Use these questions to get students to respond to an article, story, blog post, podcast, news item, etc. Infographic by Global Digital Citizen
Are you a middle school or elementary teacher who is frustrated by lines of students wanting your attention? You are going to want to check out this post containing an easy strategy that both you AND your substitute teachers will love!
What a great back to school or all about me activity that illustrates how EVERY student fits together to make the perfect class. All the directions as well as some more great" getting to know each other" activities in this post. Read more and see all the directions for this great display at: http://mrsgoffskinders.blogspot.com/2013/09/thanks-to-my-blogging-buddies-for-these.html
Classroom Rules ~ Is also useful to use the summer before your child starts Pre-K or Kindergarten so they will become familiar with what will be expected in school :) I am doing this over the summer with my twins and also with my son who will be going into 1st grade to help keep the structure that he has learned at school during kindergarten