This chapter focuses on how to establish the a classroom culture that encourages your students to be learning.
- Entry Routine
Have a routine in place which your students follow when they get to class.
- Do Now
Have an exercise that previews or reviews for your students to do at the beginning of class.
- Tight Transitions
- Binder Control
Stands for sit up, listen, ask and answer questions, nod your head, and track the speaker.
- On Your Mark
Make sure your students know what they need to have to start class. They should make sure that they have everything ready to start class.
- Seat Signals
Have non-verbal signals for your students to use to indicate the need to use the bathroom, sharpen a pencil, etc.
Use to show public praise for students. A prop should be quick, visceral, universal, and enthusiastic.
Now to you: What stood out to you in this chapter?