This note is an easy way to keep in touch and maintain parent contact. Parents will enjoy the quickness and ease of it while you stay organized. It also comes with a reminder so all parties stay on track.
I give these stars to my students as a reward. They are worth 5 points each. They can earn them by returning signed documents, volunteering to read aloud, giving a helping hand, or any great deed worthy of rewarding. They hold on to these stars and
Many teachers allow cell phones when students are working independently. My friend has a policy that students can only use their phones if a poster is put on the board showing that they can so everyone is clear.
This is a quick and simple way to assess what students have learned. They will tell 3 things they know, 2 things they don't know, and ask 1 question about the day's lesson. Print on colored paper to add some prettiness.