Elena Mirakova

Elena Mirakova

Elena Mirakova
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"Fist to five" check students rate their understanding by holding up the appropriate number of fingers. The goal is for everyone to be in the green. Great way for students to self-assess their understanding and help you to gauge student understanding.

How to Survive and Thrive as a Teacher - A really great set of tips to keep in mind - especially when times are tough.

POSTED: How to Survive and Thrive as a Teacher - A really great set of tips to keep in mind - especially when times are tough.

Helping students take ownership of their learning without a Student Data Notebook

Helping students take ownership of their learning without a Student Data Notebook. Great tips for helping students reflect on their work and learning.

Pumpkin Week - tons of activities

So, pumpkin week came and went.like a whirlwind! And yes, I have 2 Build a Bears in my class that I dress up for the seasons.

Interrupting can be a problem in many primary classrooms, so some simple management techniques can help. The "No Interrupting!" song is just the ticket to easily learn this rule, as demonstrated in this great video. Enjoying some music and movement while learning this lesson, these kids will surely remember how disrupting it is to interrupt. Tha...

No Interrupting Song - Music for Classroom Management Interrupting is very disrupting, don't start squawking when someone else is talking.

LOVE THIS!! Check out the level of student engagement, the quick transitions, and the effective "check for understanding" at the end of the lesson. Fantastic! From YouTube: Watch Kristin DeWit, veteran Whole Brain Teacher, guide her class through a lively geometry lesson.

LOVE THIS! Check out the level of student engagement, the quick transitions, and the effective "check for understanding" at the end of the lesson.

OMG THIS WOMAN IS AMAZING! What GREAT Classroom Management! Whole Brain Teaching: This is a sixth grade class, but it would work GREAT for second graders!

I have pinned this before but it is a good reminder and she is a pretty awesome teacher! OMG THIS WOMAN IS AMAZING! What GREAT Classroom Management! Whole Brain Teaching: This is a sixth grade class, but it would work GREAT for second graders!

37 Games that need no props, plus more if you have a ball, plus more if you have an Uno deck. Print for your 72 hour kit.

37 Games that need no props, plus more if you have a ball, plus more if you have an Uno deck. Print for your 72 hour kit. Most can be adapted to Bible games.