Create an interactive display for use in your KS1 classroom. Perfect for schools that teach through the RWI phonics scheme. Buy a 'KROKIG' wall storage unit from IKEA (currently £3) and add these eyes to make a frog. This could be used to sort sounds - e.g. only put words with certain sounds in the frogs mouth (Sound of the day?). 'DS Primary' on Facebook
This website offers useful leadership activities for elementary students. Almost every grade has one lesson telling students the importance of leadership and teamwork. Several examples of leadership games and activities on this website include "Lead the Herd," "Silent Leadership" and "Tying and Untying."
Student Leadership Bulletin Board Idea (picture only). The three photos at the top are of young people around the same age as students in middle school as examples of leadership such as 14 year old pilot, 11 year old entreprenuer, etc. The black spaces are for students who show leadership with spaces below to write examples. The larger are for Student of the Month for each class. Printed on silver gift wrap paper (set printer to glossy setting)
The Center for Comprehensive School Reform and Improvement provides an article on “Middle-to-High-School Transition” that outlines the components needed for an effective transition program. The article also includes several examples of effective programs that are currently running.
Mindset Moments: Showcasing Student Growth. Take time to reflect on student learning and create “Mindset Moments.” To learn more about mindsets in the classroom, and especially the difference between fixed and growth mindsets, please check out my earlier post on this subject, "New Year, New Mindset."