Classroom management is critical for creating and maintaining a positive learning environment. Students of all ages - even middle school and high school - thrive on structure. Read this post to read about the foundation for my classroom culture and the
Classroom Eye Candy 1: A Flexible-Seating Paradise
Sounds like an awesome activity and some really great close reading strategies. May need small tweaks to make it work in middle school. BRAWL- alternative to Socratic seminar from rad edupunk David Theriault!
Flexible Seating Anchor Chart - Use this quote when you use alternate or flexible seating in the elementary classroom. Students in Kindergarten, or grade will all be able to understand and respect this decision when the teache
New Classroom Set Up: Encouraging Self-Directed Learning and Collaboration
Space Management Room Arrangement Classroom Set Up - Encouraging Collaboration and Self-Directed Learning. This post is full of pictures and ideas. I love how there are so many different places for students to work, and everything is so inviting!