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Beginning of the School Year Activities!

It’s that time.

I’m sad summer is over, but, I am excited at the start of a new year!:)

Besides some of the typical activities I use every year, (e.g”Getting to Know You” Bingo), here are some new activities I will be using.

Two of the ideas I got from Matt Bergman’s blog, “Learn, Lead, Grow.” He created a Google Slides of class expectations and had the class work in groups to complete them. Can you say “student ownership?” I added some of my own expectations that I want them to work on. When they are done, I will print the slides, put them on posterboard and hang up our rules. (I must have rules posted in my classroom.)… READ MORE

Jeopardy and Photopeach:Beginning of the Year Activities!

Two ideas to jumpstart the beginning of the year!

Pleasantville 2012-2013 Year Begins! – Jeopardy
I got this idea from the facilitator of a workshop I participated in last week. This is how she started the class, different categories of course, and I thought it was so cool! I asked her for a copy, and then realized …Read more

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