Too many icebreakers require students to take massive social risks with people they barely know. Or they don't really help students get to know each other. Or they are just plain cheesy. Here are three that are actually good. Great if you teach in a speci
New Years 2018 Growth Mindset Activity Goal Banners
Looking for an engaging activity to begin the New Year? If so, try these banners, perfect for a growth mindset! These banners are designed as a way to foster a Growth Mindset culture in your classroom. Students write or draw their goals for the New Year
All-In-One MLK Day, Valentine's Day & 100th Day Display
9 Tips for Engaging Your English Class with Pop Culture - I have the greatest success in engaging students when I make deliberate connections between my students’ most popular interests and the “stuff” of my class.
Five Cooperative Learning Activities to do on the First Day of School
Five cooperative learning activities that will help build your classroom community during the first week of school. Find out the activities that I have fallen in love with over the past 16 years of teaching. First Day of School
SPLAT! Classroom Community Games Bundle for Getting to Know You & Team Building