Great idea for noise levels in the classroom! But, this could also be used in teaching Readers Theater because the "presenter" voice projects more than a normal voice. For more Readers Theater ideas see our Facebook page at www.Facebook.com/ReadersTheaterAllYear.
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I think this is such a great way to keep classroom talk managed effectively. A tool like this could be displayed at the front of the classroom to remind students how behaviour should be during various times of the day.