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    • Tyler Pope Pablo Schelpat

      Routines

      By Tyler Pope Pablo Schelpat
      It’s been a strong start to the school year at JHS Stephen Halsey. I’m learning more and more each day the idiosyncrasies and proclivities of the kids I teach.   First and foremost, I’m thankful for the fact that my...
      • Leo Goodman

        Routines

        By Leo Goodman
        So far, my routines include greeting my students at the door, having a seating chart on the smart board, and having the Do Now written on the board.  I've also found popcorn style reading helpful because students are reluctant to volunteer...
        • Sam Miake-Lye

          Routines

          By Sam Miake-Lye
          I have routines for both me and my students I create content at home on weekends. I meet with my co-teacher (who is awesome!) twice every school cycle (6 days) and once with my mentor (the science department head, also awesome!). Together we plan...
          • Andrew Wells

            Classroom Routines

            By Andrew Wells
            Students line up outside my closed door until I let them in. I am sure to always give them a warm greeting while I am still moving around the room to complete the transition from the previous period. There is a large tray near the door where they...
            • Caroline Phillips

              Classroom Routines

              By Caroline Phillips
              Entrance and Exit routines are essential in my classroom. On the first two days of school I had students practice entering and exiting the classroom. Before class, the door remains closed and students line up against the wall in the hallway. When I...
              • Vicente Viteri

                Classroom Routines

                By Vicente Viteri Comments (1)
                The classroom routines that I have implemented over the past week have gone well so far. When students come in, I have a Do Now in a designated spot that they come to get it. The students then take it to their desks and work quietly. At first the...
                • Clarissa Martinez

                  Classroom Routines

                  I remind the students daily to pick up their worksheet as they walk in. I remind them to look in the bin everyday for a worksheet. Many of them have caught on, while a few go directly to their seats. While they are working on their Do Now, I always...
                  • Marshal Burns

                    Routines and Procedures

                    By Marshal Burns Comments (2)
                    I have many of the same issues and concerns as many of my fellow classmates. The transitions have not been smooth as I would have hoped, but I am seeing that my students are becoming familiar with my routines and procedures. I have my middle school...
                    • David Zheng

                      Routines, Routines, Routines

                      By David Zheng Comments (2)
                      Some of my middle school kids are just lost in their own world. I often found myself repeating the same tasks for my 'First Five' routine (assigned seat, name tags, pen/pencil, science notebook, Do Now) and they just sit there completely...
                      • Alexa Tanglis

                        Repetition: Real Talk

                        By Alexa Tanglis Comments (1)
                        Like some other people I was having some problems getting and keeping my students attention during class.  I found that their attention drifted and there was never a time that they were all focused on me so I could give directions.  I...

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