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Used in over 3,000 classrooms! I've always tried finding ways of having less verbal interruptions in class. One day, while standing in a deli, I realized that the other customers and I knew exactly when our turn was because of the "ding!" of the bell and the number that was displayed on the monitor. That's when it hit me!

That night I created my own deli-style system as a way to let studentsknow when it was their turn to conference with me. This took the anxiety out of not knowing when it was their turn to come up, and allowed them to keep working with a subtle notification as to who was next.

I've used this to conference with students about work, goal-setting, questions or concerns, and as just a general way to connect with students. They especially like it if you let them click the mouse to make the "ding!" sound for the next person.

NOTE: THIS FILE HAS BEEN UPDATED WITH DETAILED INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW TO SET UP TIMED CONFERENCES AS WELL AS HOW TO RANDOMIZE THE ORDER OF THE SLIDES

FYI: I have only used this with Microsoft PowerPoint on a PC and have never tried using this with an Apple device

Another way I’ve used this that has worked well in the past is by using this “deli-style” system for finding out different types of information. How this works is every student is handed a ticket when they walk into class. I, then, pull up my “Deli-Style” PowerPoint (which actually has a bell sound like at a real deli) that lets students know they have five seconds to stand up and share once their number is up. Kids love it!

Questions might be:

•What are you doing this weekend?

•What is a goal you have for this quarter?

•How were you helpful yesterday?

The possibilities are endless with this one. 30 kids in class, 5 seconds each, takes only 2 – ½ minutes to get kids up and sharing a question they can easily answer in a safe environment that is fun and fast-paced. It hasn’t failed me...yet.

Note: Be sure to save the sound file in the same folder as the PowerPoint to get the "ding!"

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