If you're teaching kindergarteners (or high school freshmen, who often seem like
kindergarteners), you may need to spend the first day – or the first several days ...
Most are pretty apprehensive -- after all, it's the first day of school! ... One middle
school-high school math teacher invites students to "take as much as you need ...
With this get-to-know-you activity, Ms. Herbert's fourth-grade students practice ...
Ms. Skid, a retired high school teacher, suggests excellent conversation starters
... On the first day of school, students write a letter to themselves that will be given
High school teacher Nicole Sledge shares her strategies for building rapport with
... Tried-and-true strategies for building rapport and setting expectations from day
one ... I divide my first-week activities into those that get students acquainted, ...
Aug 9, 2010 ... I didn't waste the opening week of school introducing the course – my ... As a
social studies high school teacher, I faced over 25 years of the first day of school.
... In this activity, students are given a limited number of clues and ...
Try these activities from TeachersFirst to help you and your students get to ...
Crossing: An elementary ice-breaker activity for the first days of school. Middle
and High School Activities. The Flavors of Your Self: Opening Day Activity for
middle school ... Two Truths and a Lie: An Icebreaker Activity for Middle and High
Get ready for your first day teaching at the secondary level with these tips on
everything from outlining the ... New teachers will find this resource particularly
valuable for back-to-school. ... Consider this suggested sequence of activities: ...
Fun first day activity: Have kids write a letter to themselves at the end of the year -
need to make/find a high school version. Could add an art component too.
Aug 15, 2012 ... Last week, we asked, “What's your favorite first day of school activity? ... This way
we'll get a chance to talk about high quality commenting and ...
Aug 12, 2012 ... I put a call out to high school math teachers to share what their first day of school
activities are. Flat out copied the idea from @jreulbach and the ...