There are dozens of tricks you can do to save time, money, and often headaches. You may even find neat ideas to enrich your kids’ learning experience. Check out these awesome tips, and you can decide for yourself.
Put painter’s tape on the wall before hot gluing or double-sided taping anything to the wall to keep from hurting the wall.
Give students reminder bracelets for important tasks.
Keep the noise in your classroom at a tolerable level by using NoiseDown, or an app like it.
For those awkward grippers, holding a small ball while writing will help correct their grip.
If you need to set markers to keep writing from smearing, use clear nail polish.
Make a cup with tasks and activities students can pick when they are done with their work.
Use hand singles for requests during quiet time.
Ask Me Student
Make a good student a teacher’s aid by making them an “Ask Me” student and allowing them to answer questions during work or study time while you are helping other students.
Use binder clips to label shelves for easy changes.
Color-code desks in groups with different colors. That way, you can easily ask all the Blues in each group to perform a task or all the Yellows to take notes.